Executive Editor: Steve Krikler

Authors: Paulo Barbosa, Felix Bonnaire, Kodi Kojima

Malleoli Infrasyndesmotic, lateral isolated fracture - Tension band wiring

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Glossary

Supine positioning

The patient is positioned supine on a radiolucent table with a sandbag under the ipsilateral buttock and with the knee slightly flexed.

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44 lateral position

Lateral positioning

In isolated fractures of the lateral malleolus the patient may be placed in a lateral position in order to facilitate approach and reduction.

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