Treatment of osteoporotic ankle fractures in the elderly: Surgical strategies

Peter A. Cole, Jason A. Craft

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Abstract

The goal of displaced ankle fracture treatment is to restore congruity and stability to the ankle mortise. However, adequate fixation in patients with osteoporosis is difficult due to poorly mineralized bone. This article presents alternative fixation strategies that can help achieve ankle stability in this patient population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)427-430
Number of pages4
JournalOrthopedics
Volume25
Issue number4
StatePublished - May 6 2002

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