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Single-Stage vs. Staged Treatment of Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability with Osteochondral Lesions

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April 2022

Single-Stage vs. Staged Treatment of Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability with Osteochondral Lesions

Vol: 225| Issue: 2| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Outcomes of Single-Stage Versus Staged Treatment of Osteochondral Lesions in Patients With Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability: A Prospective Randomized Study

Orthop J Sports Med. 2022 Feb 4;10(2): 23259671211069909.

Contributing Authors:
Y Wei J Song X Yun Z Zhang W Qi M Wei

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Synopsis

One hundred and three patients with chronic lateral ankle instability and osteochondral lesions of the talus were randomized to receive an arthroscopic microfracture surgery plus a modified Brostrom-Gould procedure at the same time (single-stage; n=52) or after 4-6 months of rehabilitation training (staged; n=51). The primary outcome of interest was the Karlsson-Peterson ankle function scale. Seco...

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