Effect of BMI on the clinical and radiological outcomes of pilon fractures


CECEN G. S. , GULABI D., YANIK E., PEHLIVANOGLU G., BEKLER H., Elmali N.

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, cilt.48, ss.570-575, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 48 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3944/aott.2014.14.0073
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.570-575

Özet

Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of BMI on clinical and radiological outcomes of pilon fractures. We hypothesized that obese patients, defined as having a BMI of 30 or higher, would not have worse functional and radiological outcome compared to non-obese patients.