Older age, obesity cited as risk factors for deep SSI after plate fixation of proximal tibial fractures

Older age, obesity cited as risk factors for deep SSI after plate fixation of proximal tibial fractures
Researchers of this study identified older patient age, obesity, alcohol abuse and specific fracture type as risk factors for deep surgical site infection among patients who underwent plate fixation for proximal tibial fractures.

Researchers of this study identified older patient age, obesity, alcohol abuse and specific fracture type as risk factors for deep surgical site infection among patients who underwent plate fixation for proximal tibial fractures.

Source: Healio

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  • Revere Health
  • Coral Desert Orthopedics
  • American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS)
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons