- •Four constructs were tested for fixation of vertical medial malleolus fractures.
- •Divergent unicortical screws were similar to parallel screws during offset loading.
- •Bicortical screws were superior to unicortical screws.
- •Antiglide plating provided the most stiffness.
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☆Sawbones were obtained through funding from AO Trauma North America.
☆☆Implants were supplied by DePuy-Synthes (West Chester, PA, USA).