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Posterior Ankle Fractures:
The Fixation Debate

Dr Peacock discusses the considerations and techniques for treatment of complex trimalleolar ankle fractures, including a focus on the issue of when to fixate the posterior fragment.

CME (Credits: 0.5) CEU (Credits: 0.5)

Andrew Peacock, DPM
Centers for Foot and Ankle Disorders
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the classification and anatomic considerations for Posterior Malleolar Fractures.
  2. Understand the operative techniques pertaining to posterior malleoli.
  3. Explain the clinical rationale for fixation of the posterior malleolus.

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