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The Posterolateral Approach for Fixation of Posterior Malleolar Fractures

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John Floyd, Raymond Long

This video presents the posterolateral approach to the ankle for fixation of posterior malleolar fractures. A case of a trimalleolar fracture is presented, along with surgical indications and objectives. Operating room set up, patient positioning, surgical landmarks, the intermuscular interval and structures at risk are described, followed by a video of the surgical approach, fracture reduction and fixation, post-operative management, outcomes and references.