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Epidemiology and management of open fractures of the lower limb.

Authors
  • Howard, M
  • Court-Brown, C M
Type
Published Article
Journal
British journal of hospital medicine
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1997
Volume
57
Issue
11
Pages
582–587
Identifiers
PMID: 9307681
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Epidemiological analysis indicates that 40% of open fractures occur in the lower limb and that the tibial and femoral diaphyses are most commonly affected. Recent advances in fracture stabilization and soft tissue reconstruction technique have improved the outcome of these fractures.

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