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  • Clin Res Foot Ankle, Vol 6(1): 252
  • DOI: 10.4172/2329-910X.1000252

Stable versus Unstable Grade 2 High Ankle Sprains in Athletes: A Noninvasive Tool to Predict the Need for Surgical Fixation

DÂ’Hooghe P1*, Bouhdida S2, Whiteley R2, Rosenbaum A3, Khelaifi K1 and Kaux JF4
1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports medicine Hospital, , Doha, Qatar
2Department of Physiotherapy, Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sportsmedicine Hospital, , Doha, Qatar
3Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic research, Albany Medical College, , Albany, New York State, USA
4Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Sports, University and University Hospital of Liège, , Belgium
*Corresponding Author : DÂ’Hooghe P, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sportsmedicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar, Tel: +974/44132600, Email: [email protected]

Received Date: Oct 25, 2017 / Accepted Date: Dec 12, 2017 / Published Date: Jan 09, 2018

Abstract

There are no standardized criteria for the diagnosis and management of syndesmotic injuries, creating great ambiguity regarding optimal treatment. Traditionally, individuals with clinical and/or radiological suspicion of syndesmotic instability warrant an examination under anaesthesia and/or diagnostic arthroscopy to confirm and treat. Our purpose was to identify clinical syndesmotic instability without the need of invasive arthroscopic procedures. However, the invasive process of this has inherent risks to the patient. We developed a device to dynamically evaluate the distal tibiofibular stability during external rotation of the ankle as an extension to the available clinical tests. We compared the results of this device with intra-operative arthroscopic findings in 15 athlete cases with isolated grade 2 syndesmotic instability and found very good correlation, especially when tested in dorsiflexion. We consider this syndhoo device very helpful as part of the available options in the clinical diagnosis of syndesmotic instability.

Keywords: Ankle sprains; Arthroscopy; Syndesmotic injuries; Chronic syndesmotic instability

Citation: D’Hooghe P, Bouhdida S, Whiteley R, Rosenbaum A, Khelaifi K et al. (2018) Stable versus Unstable Grade 2 High Ankle Sprains in Athletes: A Noninvasive Tool to Predict the Need for Surgical Fixation. Clin Res Foot Ankle 6:252. Doi: 10.4172/2329-910X.1000252

Copyright: © 2017 D’Hooghe P, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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