Softer Tissue Issues in Orthopaedic Trauma

Aaron Nauth, Kenneth A. Egol, Timothy Walden, Martin Boyer, Jeffrey Anglen, Henry M. Broekhuyse

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There are number of significant issues outside of the bone and/or fracture that are important to consider in the treatment of orthopaedic trauma. Joint contractures, heterotopic bone formation, managing a traumatized soft-tissue envelope or substantial soft-tissue defects represent a few of these important issues. This article reviews these issues, including the best available evidence on how to manage them.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S30-S33
JournalJournal of orthopaedic trauma
StatePublished - Jun 1 2019


  • Heterotopic ossification
  • Joint contracture
  • Open fracture
  • Pilon fracture
  • Tibial plateau fracture


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