Gustilo classification

Gustilo classification

Surgery A system for classifying severity of open tibial fractures, which divides them into grades I, II, and III, subdividing the last group into A, B, or C, depending on the vascular status and the degree of soft-tissue destruction, which forms of the basis for deciding whether to reconstruct or amputate
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Table 1: Open Fractures- Gustilo classification Gustilo Grade Definition I Open fracture, clean wound, wound <1 cm in length II Open fracture, wound > 1 cm but < 10 cm in length without extensive soft-tissue damage, flaps, avulsions III Open fracture with extensive soft-tissue laceration (>10 cm), damage, or loss or an open segmental fracture.
Classification of open fractures were according to Gustilo classification.