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I am having ankle fracture surgery tomorrow and they're putting a plate in. How long does this surgery take?

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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Varies

Depending on the complexity of the surgery & the experience of the surgeon, anywhere from 30 min to 2 hours.

In brief: Varies

Depending on the complexity of the surgery & the experience of the surgeon, anywhere from 30 min to 2 hours.
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Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
2 doctors agree

In brief: Fx and Dr dependent

It will depend on the type of fracture and the skill of the surgeon.
One hour to 2 hours will be an average estimate.

In brief: Fx and Dr dependent

It will depend on the type of fracture and the skill of the surgeon.
One hour to 2 hours will be an average estimate.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Procedural time

Are surgeon and procedure dependent.

In brief: Procedural time

Are surgeon and procedure dependent.
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