Plate fixation of paediatric fractures of the distal tibia and fibula

Published online: Oct 27 2012

Bingshu HE, Jun WANG

From Hubei Woman & Child Hospital and from Wuhan University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China


The role of surgery in the management of paediatric long-bone shaft fractures remains a matter of debate. We present a series of paediatric patients with unstable fractures of the distal tibia and fibula, treated with titanium plate fixation. Excellent results were obtained after plate fixation.