Thromboembolic event rates reach about 3 percent following ankle fracture ORIF

Thromboembolic events are rare after open reduction and internal fixation of ankle fractures, although patients with ankle fractures treated surgically who have certain risk factors may have a higher risk of a thromboembolic event with ORIF, according to a study conducted by Canadian researchers.

Thromboembolic events are rare after open reduction and internal fixation of ankle fractures, although patients with ankle fractures treated surgically who have certain risk factors may have a higher risk of a thromboembolic event with ORIF, according to a study conducted by Canadian researchers.

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Thromboembolic event rates reach about 3 percent following ankle fracture ORIF