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ACE Report #7560
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Primary ankle ligament augmentation vs. Brostrom-Gould procedure for ankle instability


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

Primary ankle ligament augmentation versus modified Brostrom-Gould procedure: a 2-year randomized controlled trial.

ANZ J Surg. 2015 Jan;85(1-2):44-8.

Contributing Authors: M Porter B Shadbolt R Stuart

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Synopsis

41 physically active patients with chronic instability (>3 months) of the calcaneofibular ligament and the anterior talofibular ligament were randomized to receive either the modified Brostrom-Gould procedure or the synthetic ligament augmentation reconstruction system. The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical outcomes of both aforementioned procedures. Functional outcomes for the ank...

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