Bioabsorbable screws comparable to metallic in tibiofibular syndesmotic fixation
Bioabsorbable Versus Metallic Screw Fixation for Tibiofibular Syndesmotic Ruptures: A Meta-AnalysisJ Foot Ankle Surg. 2015 Jul-Aug;54(4):657-62.
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4 studies (3 RCT and 1 cohort) that compared the use of bioabsorbable screws to metallic screws for syndesmotic fixation in the treatment of tibiofibular syndesmotic injury were included in this meta-analysis. The purpose of the study was to determine if there was a difference in the complication and infection rate between these two treatments. The results indicated no overall significant differen...
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