In the case reports two cases have been included that involved less than one-third of the articular surface and could have been reduced without the pin.
This method of maintaining reduction of a trimalleolar fracture with a posterior dislocation of the astragalus has been used for three and onehalf years with complete success in all cases. The method is simple and easily executed. No open reductions have been necessary, and no recurrence of the deformity has resulted.
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