The Surgical Management of High- and Low-energy Tibial Plafond Fractures: A Combination of Internal and External Fixation Devices

Luis E. Marin, Dane K. Wukich, Thomas Zgonis

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Abstract

Fractures of the distal tibial articular surface are complex injuries that can destroy the ankle joint. This article discusses the mechanism of injury, classifications and historical means of treating these fractures, the authors' approach to treating low- and high-energy pilon fractures, prognosis, and complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)423-444
Number of pages22
JournalClinics in podiatric medicine and surgery
Volume23
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2006

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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