alexa Ankle instability and arthroscopic lateral ligament repair.


Clinical Research on Foot & Ankle

Author(s): Acevedo JI, Mangone P, Acevedo JI, Mangone P

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Abstract Over the last 50 years, the surgical management of chronic lateral ankle ligament insufficiency has focused on 2 main categories: local soft-tissue reconstruction and tendon grafts/transfer procedures. There is an increasing interest in the arthroscopic solutions for chronic instability of the ankle. Recent biomechanical studies suggest the at least one of the arthroscopic techniques can provide equivalent results to current open local soft-tissue reconstruction (such as the modified Brostrom technique). Arthroscopic lateral ankle ligament reconstruction is becoming an increasingly acceptable method for the surgical management of chronic lateral ankle instability. Copyright © 2015 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. This article was published in Foot Ankle Clin and referenced in Clinical Research on Foot & Ankle

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