Promising Outcomes Seen With Outpatient Surgery For Ankle Fractures

A recent study comparing inpatient and outpatient surgery for ankle fractures found a reduced risk of certain 30-day medical morbidities with outpatient procedures and no differences in surgical morbidity, reoperations and readmissions. The findings include lower rates of urinary tract infection, pneumonia, venous thromboembolic events and bleeding that required fusion. For more details, visit this Orthopedics Today link:{7c6dcbf4-8870-4899-a989-6571553b35a8}/promising-outcomes-seen-with-outpatient-surgery-for-ankle-fractures

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