What is ORIF or Open Reduction and Internal Fixation?
Why do you need ORIF?
Procedure for ORIF:
Frequently Asked Questions:
Yes it is! The doctor might recommend ORIF if the bones get broken in multiple places.
You can expect some pain and swelling around the cut (incision) for 2 to 3 weeks after the surgery and mild pain for up to 6 weeks after surgery.
The surgery usually takes 1 to 2 hours in most cases, depending on how serious the fracture is.
The bone fragments will be repositioned into normal alignment. During the surgery, the bone fragments are held together with hardware such as plates, screws, or wires. Stainless steel or titanium are used for the implants since they are strong and long-lasting metals.
Yes, the ORIF surgery is quite affordable in India than to other Western and Europena countries.
It depens on the city and hospital you choose. However, it generally varies between Rs 2,50,000 to 4,50,000.
Generally, a screw is positioned across a joint to hold the joint. Metalwork that has become infected should always be removed, preferably after the fracture has healed.