Predictors of functional outcome following transsyndesmotic screw fixation of ankle fractures.

@article{Weening2005PredictorsOF,
  title={Predictors of functional outcome following transsyndesmotic screw fixation of ankle fractures.},
  author={Brad S Weening and Mohit Bhandari},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={102-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Given the continued debate regarding syndesmotic screw fixation, we reviewed our institution's series of ankle syndesmotic screw insertions: 1) to examine technical aspects of syndesmotic screw fixation; and 2) to identify predictors of function and quality of life utilizing validated instruments. DESIGN Retrospective observational study (level IV). SETTING Three university hospitals. PATIENTS AND METHODS All patients with ankle injuries who received syndesmotic screw fixation… CONTINUE READING
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