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Open Fractures (Compound Fracture)

Fractures in which there is an external wound communicating with the break of the bone.
Also Known As:
Compound Fracture; Compound Fractures; Fracture, Open; Open Fracture; Fractures, Open; Fracture, Compound; Fractures, Compound
Networked: 933 relevant articles (38 outcomes, 91 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
3. Soft Tissue Injuries (Soft Tissue Injury)
4. Multiple Trauma (Multiple Injuries)
5. Osteomyelitis

Experts

1. Wenke, Joseph C: 11 articles (09/2015 - 12/2005)
2. Mehta, Samir: 6 articles (01/2015 - 02/2010)
3. Tornetta, Paul: 5 articles (08/2014 - 10/2002)
4. Penn-Barwell, J G: 4 articles (10/2015 - 01/2012)
5. Morgan, Steven J: 4 articles (10/2013 - 03/2008)
6. Guelcher, Scott A: 4 articles (10/2013 - 08/2010)
7. Egol, Kenneth A: 3 articles (12/2015 - 02/2012)
8. Wenke, J C: 3 articles (10/2015 - 01/2012)
9. Murray, Clinton K: 3 articles (09/2015 - 12/2012)
10. Hak, David J: 3 articles (08/2015 - 07/2010)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Open Fractures:
1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
2. Gentamicins (Gentamicin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Cefazolin (Ancef)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)FDA LinkGeneric
5. PlasticsIBA
6. Polymethyl Methacrylate (Sol)IBA
7. Tobramycin (Nebcin)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Carbon MonoxideIBA
9. Interleukin-12 (IL 12)IBA
10. CollagenIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Intramedullary Fracture Fixation
2. Debridement
3. External Fixators
4. Injections
5. Limb Salvage