Foot and Ankle Infections: Debridement, Early Fixation and Rifampicin Provide Earlier Recovery of Function and Quality of Life

Publication date: Available online 4 August 2017 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Daniel Pérez-Prieto, María E Portillo, Gemma González-Lucena, Alberto Ginés-Cespedosa Background Infection after foot and ankle fractures is a major concern for orthopedic surgeons. It is widely believed that final osteosynthesis should be delayed until the infection is cured.

Publication date: Available online 4 August 2017 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Daniel Pérez-Prieto, María E Portillo, Gemma González-Lucena, Alberto Ginés-Cespedosa Background Infection after foot and ankle fractures is a major concern for orthopedic surgeons. It is widely believed that final osteosynthesis should be delayed until the infection is cured.

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Foot and Ankle Infections: Debridement, Early Fixation and Rifampicin Provide Earlier Recovery of Function and Quality of Life