Can The Fibula-Pro-Tibia Technique Have An Impact For Diabetic Ankle Fractures?

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By Christopher L. Reeves, DPM,Alan A. MacGill, DPM,Amber M. Shane, DPM, and Joseph A. Conte, DPM Clinical Editor: John S. Steinberg, DPM

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