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Long-term Outcomes of Syndesmotic Fixation in Supination-External Rotation Ankle Fracture

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March 2022

Long-term Outcomes of Syndesmotic Fixation in Supination-External Rotation Ankle Fracture

Vol: 216| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Syndesmosis fixation in supination-external rotation ankle fractures. Long-Term results of a prospective randomised study

Syndesmosis fixation in supination-external rotation ankle fractures. Long-Term results of a prospective randomised study

Contributing Authors:
Lehtola Ristomatti Leskelä Hannu-Ville Flinkkilä Tapio E Pakarinen Harri J Niinimäki Jaakko L Ohtonen Pasi P Kortekangas Tero H

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Synopsis

Twenty four patients with unstable syndesmosis undergoing surgical fixation of supination-external rotation type ankle fractures were randomized to receive syndesmotic screw fixation (n=13) or no screw fixation (n=11). The primary outcome was function measured with the Olerud-Molander Ankle Outcome Score (OMAS). Secondary outcomes of interest included visual analogue scales (VAS) for pain and func...

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