A DIRECT APPROACH TO TRIMALLEOLAR FRACTURES.

@article{Patrick1965ADA,
  title={A DIRECT APPROACH TO TRIMALLEOLAR FRACTURES.},
  author={John Patrick},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1965},
  volume={47},
  pages={
          236-9
        }
}
  • John Patrick
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    The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British…
    1965
When the major portion of a weight-bearing joint such as the ankle is fractured and displacement occurs, accurate reduction is essential if late osteoarthritic changes are to be avoided. In many trimalleolar fractures the posterior malleolar fragment is small and simple manipulative treatment and plaster fixation is satisfactory. If, however, the posterior malleolar fragment constitutes one-third or more of the weight-bearing surface, it is essential to obtain perfect reduction, for, without it… CONTINUE READING

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