A 26-year-old male asked about a 64-year-old female:
Mom requires surgery after fractured foot. it's been a month since she fractured her foot, is there any risk to surgery since we didn't do right away?
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Dr. Edward Hellmananswered
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Potentially: Doing delayed surgery for a fracture can potentially make the surgery more difficult and also may even change the nature of the surgery recommended itself. I would discuss the specifics of your case with your surgeon. Good question.
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