Arthroscopy added to ORIF for unstable ankle fractures did not affect function, pain at intermediate follow-up

Arthroscopy added to ORIF for unstable ankle fractures did not affect function, pain at intermediate follow-up

Source - Healio

Arthroscopic evaluation of acute unstable ankle fractures performed in conjunction with open reduction and internal fixation did not appear to have an effect on the patient-reported function at mid-term follow-up, but investigators used arthroscopy to perform intra-articular treatments that would have been impossible to carry out otherwise, according to an investigator from Chicago.

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