Functional evaluation of the 10-year outcome after modified Evans repair for chronic ankle instability.

@article{Rosenbaum1997FunctionalEO,
  title={Functional evaluation of the 10-year outcome after modified Evans repair for chronic ankle instability.},
  author={Dieter Rosenbaum and Helga Becker and J{\"u}rgen Sterk and Heinz Gerngross and Lutz Claes},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  year={1997},
  volume={18 12},
  pages={
          765-71
        }
}
The Evans tenodesis is an operative treatment for chronic ankle instability with good short-term results. The disadvantage of impaired hind foot kinematics and restricted motion has been described, and only few reports of long-term results can be found. No techniques have been used to assess the outcome objectively. We wanted to determine whether a modified Evans procedure led to a satisfactory clinical and functional outcome. Nineteen patients were available at a 10-year follow-up. The… CONTINUE READING
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