High Ankle Sprains and Syndesmotic Injuries in Athletes

  title={High Ankle Sprains and Syndesmotic Injuries in Athletes},
  author={K. Hunt and P. Phisitkul and Joseph M. Pirolo and A. Amendola},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons},
  • K. Hunt, P. Phisitkul, +1 author A. Amendola
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Treatment of athletes with ligamentous injuries of the tibiofibular syndesmosis can be problematic. The paucity of historic data on this topic has resulted in a lack of clear guidelines to aid in imaging and diagnosing the injury, assessing injury severity, and making management decisions. In recent years, research on this topic has included an abundance of epidemiologic, clinical, and basic science investigations of syndesmotic injuries that are purely ligamentous or associated with ankle… CONTINUE READING
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