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ACE Report #10859
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Preoperative bilateral ankle CT optimizes function & TF distance restoration in syndesmotic fixation

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Beyond the pillars of the ankle: A prospective randomized CT analysis of syndesmosis' injuries in Weber B and C type fractures

Injury. 2018 Nov;49 Suppl 3:S54-S60. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2018.10.005

Contributing Authors: V Pesce B Moretti A Spinarelli G Solarino M Carrozzo G Vincenti F Rifino C Campagna D Bizzoca

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51 patients with malleolar fracture and concomitant syndesmosis injury, and who were to undergo open reduction and internal fixation alogn with syndesmosis stabilization with a tricortical screw, were randomized to one of three groups: preoperative bilateral CT, preoperative unilateral CT of the fracture ankle only, or no preoperative CT. Patients were assessed primarily for outcome on the America...

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