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, vol.48, no.5, pp.570-575, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3944/aott.2014.14.0073
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.570-575

Abstract

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.