Movement of the ankle joint after driving a screw across the inferior tibiofibular joint.

Twenty-eight patients with fracture-subluxation of the ankle were studied for at least 1 year after fixation with an oblique fibulotibial screw, supplemented when necessary by a screw in the medial malleolus and loops of wire around the fibula. The range of movement at each ankle was measured at 6 weeks and 1 year after operation. The patient's comments on… (More)