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02 February 2024: Clinical Research

Comparative Analysis of Intramedullary Nail versus Plate Fixation for Fibula Fracture in Supination External Rotation Type IV Ankle Injury

Hongfeng Chen 1BE , Zhen Li 1CF , Xiaoqi Li 1DF , Jiongjiong Lu 1BC , Beibei Chen 1BC , Qiongchao Wang 1DF , Pengke Cao 2AG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.941909

Med Sci Monit 2024; 30:e941909

Table 2 Complications of the 2 groups.

ComplicationsTotalNG groupPG groupP valueTreatment
n8142390.0164
Wound infectoion202Superficial, conservative treatment
Second desplacement202Reoperation
Algodystrophy835Conservative treatment
Hardware-related pain413Internal fixation removal
NG – nails group; PG – plate group.

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