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Favourable 5-year clinical outcomes with suture button vs. syndesmotic screw for syndesmosis injury

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March 2020

Favourable 5-year clinical outcomes with suture button vs. syndesmotic screw for syndesmosis injury

Vol: 9| Issue: 3| Number:16| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Better outcome for suture button compared with single syndesmotic screw for syndesmosis injury: five-year results of a randomized controlled trial.

Bone Joint J. 2020 Feb;102-B(2):212-219.

Contributing Authors:
BW Raeder BenedikteW Raeder Wender Figved W Figved JanE Madsen JE Madsen F Frihagen Frede Frihagen SiljeB Jacobsen SB Jacobsen MR Andersen MetteRenate Andersen

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Synopsis

Ninety-seven patients with acute syndesmotic injuries (with or without ankle fracture) were randomized to receive surgical treatment with a suture button or a syndesmotic screw. The primary outcome of interest was the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Hindfoot (AOFASh) score. Secondary outcomes of interest included the Olerud Molander Ankle Score (OMAS), EQ-5D, EQ-5D Visual Analog Scale ...

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