Ankle Fracture Surgery
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This surgical procedure is used to correct a fracture of the fibula or tibia in the ankle joint. The procedure involves attachment of a fixation plate made of stainless steel or titanium to the fibula and use of screws or fixation plate on the tibia to stabilize the bones and allow healing.
What is ankle fracture surgery?
This detailed video explains the entire process of ankle fracture surgery, including preparation, accessing the ankle, repairing the fibula, repairing the tibia, insertion of screws, end of procedure and after care. Physical therapy may be needed before the patient can return to normal activities.