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Radiographic Criteria for Reduction of Displaced Ankle Fracture

Purpose:

To evaluate the radiographic appearance of a displaced ankle fracture after reduction using the criteria of Burwell and Charnley.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

imaging studies

ICD-10:

S82

Description:

Burwell and Charnley used radiographic criteria to evaluate the adequacy of reduction after therapy of a displaced ankle fracture. These are based on the criteria of Magnusson, Vasli and Klossner.

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