Tag: Comminuted fracture

Gustilo Anderson classification, Gustilo open fracture classification

Gustilo classification Open fracture classification system is given by Gustilo and Anderson, this classification also known as “The Gustilo open fracture classification”, it is most widely use classification system for open (or compound) fractures. This grading system is depend up on amount of energy dissipated, extent of soft-tissue injury, and degree of contamination for determination

Fracture of bone, types of fractures

Bone Fracture Fractures are any disruption in the cortical continuity of bone (in simple language A fracture is the medical term for a broken bone) and can be very painful, Fractures are usually described by their location where in the bone the fracture is located. a fracture is classified as either open or closed fracture.