Isolated anterior talofibular ligament Broström repair for chronic lateral ankle instability: 9-year follow-up.

  title={Isolated anterior talofibular ligament Brostr{\"o}m repair for chronic lateral ankle instability: 9-year follow-up.},
  author={Nicola Maffulli and Angelo Del Buono and Gayle D. Maffulli and Francesco Oliva and Vittorino Testa and Giovanni Capasso and Vincenzo Denaro},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  volume={41 4},
BACKGROUND Lateral ankle sprains may result in pain and disability in the short term, decreased sport activity and early retirement from sports in the mid term, and secondary injuries and development of early osteoarthritis to the ankle in the long term. HYPOTHESIS This combined approach to chronic lateral instability and intra-articular lesions of the ankle is safe and in the long term maintains mechanical stability, functional ability, and a good level of sport activity. STUDY DESIGN Case… CONTINUE READING


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