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Foot and Ankle Implants

  • Anthony Perera
  • Monier Hossain
  • Faiz Khan
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Abstract

An increasing variety of specialised implants are used in foot and ankle surgery. Fixation devices used can be either internal fixation devices—plates, screws, staples, wires or intramedullary nails—or external fixation devices, fine wire fixators or ring fixators.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony Perera
    • 1
  • Monier Hossain
    • 2
  • Faiz Khan
    • 1
  1. 1.University Hospital of WalesCardiffUK
  2. 2.Wirral University Teaching HospitalWirralUK

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