An anatomical way of treating ankle syndesmotic injuries.

@article{Qamar2011AnAW,
  title={An anatomical way of treating ankle syndesmotic injuries.},
  author={Faisal Qamar and Anish Kadakia and Balachandran Venkateswaran},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={2011},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={762-5}
}
Treatment of tibiofibular syndesmotic ankle injury remains controversial in regard to the best method, although surgeons agree that the goal of treatment is reduction and operative stabilization. Ideally, the implant should stabilize the syndesmosis and allow physiologic micromotion and early mobilization, and conventional screws are limited in this regard. We reviewed use of the Ankle TightRope(®) fixation device for repair of syndesmotic injuries. From April to September 2006, 16 patients… CONTINUE READING
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