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Acute compartment syndrome after medial gastrocnemius tear is very rare. It can involve the superficial posterior compartment alone or progress to involve all the 4 compartments of the lower legs. Those patients with high pain tolerance and minor trauma can lead to delayed presentation. Immediate...
Background. The purpose of this study was to evaluate prognostic predictors of complications and need for secondary surgery in a series of calcaneal avulsion fractures. Methods. Thirty-three patients who sustained extra-articular calcaneal avulsion fractures from 2002 to 2011 were retrospectively...
Open fractures have been associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. Morbidity and mortality rates have improved with the advancements in infectious disease, plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as damage control orthopaedics. Despite these advancements, few reports have focused...