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Table 1 Fracture characteristics and treatment in subjects 65 years or older with surgically treated ankle fracture

From: Outcome and quality of life after surgically treated ankle fractures in patients 65 years or older

Variables Subjects n = 50
Gender  
   - men 34
   - women 16
Injured side  
   - left 28
   - right 22
Type of trauma  
   - low energy 45
   - high energy 3
   - missing 2
Type of fracture*  
   - SE IV 39
   - SE III 2
   - SE II 2
   - SA II 1
   - SA I 1
   - PE IV 2
   - PE III 2
   - PA II 1
Operation technique  
   - Wiberg-Cedell 26
   - AO 4
   - mixed technique 14
   - percutan fixation 5
   - non-sugical 1
Complications  
   - no complications 48
   - superficial infection 1
   - deep infection and skin necrosis 1
  1. *SE = supination-eversion; SA = supination-adduction PE = pronation-eversion; PA = pronation-abduction