Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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.
J Orthop Trauma (Journal of orthopaedic trauma)
[2019, 33 Suppl 6:S30-S33]
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