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Close contact casting may result in similar outcomes compared with plate fixation for unstable ankle fractures in patients over 60 years old

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  • Competing interests AY has institutional support in the form of a grant from ‘Acumed’ to study the outcomes of fibular nails and consult for the company on design. AY does not receive royalties or any other support related to ankle fracture treatment.

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