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Table 3 Morphologic characteristics of the posteromedial and posterolateral fragment in posterior pilon variant

From: Modified posteromedial approach for treatment of posterior pilon variant fracture

  PM fragment PL fragment PM+PL
FLR(%)
 Mean ± SD 25.3 ± 5.1 31.5 ± 4.8 NA
 Range 17.5–35.5 23.0 ± 39.3 NA
FAR(%)
 Mean ± SD 16.1 ± 3.8 15.5 ± 3.1 31.6 ± 3.1
 Range 10.3–20.5 10.3–19.6 26.9–36.9
FH(mm)
 Mean ± SD 23.5 ± 10.0 23.8 ± 6.4 NA
 Range 8.5–42.5 12.5–32.5 NA
  1. FLR fragment length ratio, FAR fragment area ratio, FH fragment height