Case Illustration: Bimalleolar Fibula Fracture

77-year-old female who slipped, fell, and suffered a bi-malleolar fracture. The patient had multiple co-morbidities including osteoporosis. The fibula was stabilized percutaneously using an IlluminOss 9 x 120mm implant delivered through a 4.5mm entry point. The medial malleolus was fixed with a cannulated screw, washer, and K-wire. Post op day 1, the patient was allowed to bear weight as tolerated in an inflatable walker boot.

Fibula Fractured X-ray
Fibula Fractured X-ray with implant
Fibula Fractured X-ray with Implant

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