Lateral Malleolus

  • APS3-1
  • APS3-2
  • Acutrak 2
  • Fibula Rod
  • Small Frag Base Set

Whether alone or as part of a bimalleolar fracture, the lateral malleolus can be treated in a variety of ways depending on the fracture type, overall ankle stability, and bone quality. Acumed offers a range of products to treat lateral malleolar fractures.

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  • Lateral Fibula Plates
  • Posterolateral Fibula Plates
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  • 2.7 mm Fragment Plates  
  • One-Third Tubular Plates 

Videos

Weber B Fracture Fixation Using the Fibula Rod with Alastair Younger, MD

The Acumed Fibula Rod System offers an alternative approach to traditional fibular plating by providing fracture stability with a minimally invasive surgical technique. In this video, Dr. Younger demonstrates using the Fibula Rod to reduce and provide fixation to an unstable Weber B fracture.
Application of the Fibula Rod System with Cristian Ortiz, MD
The Acumed Fibula Rod System offers an alternative approach to traditional fibular plating by providing fracture stability with a minimally invasive surgical technique. In this surgical video, Dr. Cristian Ortiz demonstrates the technique for implanting the Acumed Fibula Rod to treat a distal fibula fracture.

Acutrak 2 Lateral Malleolar Fracture Cadaveric Surgery with Nicholas Abidi, MD

A Weber Type A lateral malleolar fracture is corrected using a Large Acutrak 2 5.5 screw. The rationale for the use of the screw, radiographic evidence, and surgical steps are provided.

Clinical Studies

Case Studies

A 57-year-old female with a closed bimalleolar fracture dislocation was treated with the Acumed Ankle Plating System 3 and Small Fragment Base Set.
A 53-year-old male with a closed bimalleolar fracture was treated with the Acumed Ankle Plating System 3 and Small Fragment Base Set.