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Ankle Fractures

  • Shinji Isomoto
  • Kazuya Sugimoto
  • Yasuhito TanakaEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Ankle fractures occur often in sports activities. Treatments for ankle fractures in athletes are focused on early return to sports activities. For early rehabilitation, precise anatomical reduction and firm fixation are needed. In this chapter, surgical treatments for ankle dislocation fractures concomitant with deltoid and tibiofibular ligament injuries are shown.

Keywords

Ankle Fracture Malleolar Deltoid ligament Syndesmosis Tibiofibular ligament Injury Athlete Sports 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shinji Isomoto
    • 1
  • Kazuya Sugimoto
    • 1
  • Yasuhito Tanaka
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryNara Prefecture General Medical CenterNaraJapan
  2. 2.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryNara Medical UniversityNaraJapan

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