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Letter to the editor Regarding “Fracture gap of the lateral malleolus via posterolateral approach: Improved visualization of the posterior malleolus fracture”

Published:January 09, 2023DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2023.01.008
      We read with great interest the article entitled “Fracture gap of the lateral malleolus via posterolateral approach: Improved visualization of the posterior malleolus fracture” by Chen DL et al. [
      • Chen D.L.
      • Liu P.
      • Zheng L.X.
      • Zhu Z.H.
      • Zhang Z.F.
      Fracture gap of the lateral malleolus via posterolateral approach: Improved visualization of the posterior malleolus fracture.
      ] We truly appreciate the surgical technique this article provided to us to manage with posterior malleolus fracture (PMF). PMF is a challenging issue for foot and ankle orthopedic surgeons and a matter of intense research recently. The method proposed by the authors to improve the direct visualization and reduction maneuverability of PMF through fibular fracture gap via posterolateral approach is appealing. However, several points merit discussion.
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