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02 February 2024: Clinical Research

Comparative Analysis of Intramedullary Nail versus Plate Fixation for Fibula Fracture in Supination External Rotation Type IV Ankle Injury

Hongfeng Chen 1BE , Zhen Li 1CF , Xiaoqi Li 1DF , Jiongjiong Lu 1BC , Beibei Chen 1BC , Qiongchao Wang 1DF , Pengke Cao 2AG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.941909

Med Sci Monit 2024; 30:e941909

Figure 2 Typical case from the plate group(A) Supination external rotation type IV injury: X-ray image showed displaced fractures of medial and lateral malleoli. (B) Immediately postoperative image showed plate was used. (C) The fixation position was good at 3 months after surgery. (D) The fracture completely healed at 1 year after surgery.

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Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750
Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750