Children with open tibial fractures show significantly lower infection rates than adults: clinical comparative study.

Affiliation

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, 510515, Guangdong, China. [Email]

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate and compare the surgical site infection (SSI) rates of children and adults after open tibia fracture at a single medical centre.

Keywords

Age,Immune response,Infection rate,Open tibia fracture,Prognosis,