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TRUFFIN RODRIGUEZ, Yaniel; REQUEIRO MOLINA, José  and  AGUILA TEJEDA, Gerardo. Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of a Fracture-dislocation of the Ankle. Medisur [online]. 2015, vol.13, n.6, pp.763-766. ISSN 1727-897X.

Open reduction and internal fixation of the fracture-dislocation of the ankle with plates, screws and Kirschner wires is a well-defined treatment method. This paper presents the management of a fracture-dislocation of the right ankle in a 33-year-old female patient stabilized by using a one-third tubular plate, screws, Kirschner wires with tension-band wires. Results were satisfactory.

Keywords : ankle fractures; ankle injuries; fracture, fixation internal; bone wires; bone screws.

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