OTA 2016: Suture endobutton versus syndesmotic screw for syndemosis injury
Better clinical and radiographic outcomes with suture endobutton compared to syndesmotic screw in treatment of syndesmotic injuries: a randomized controlled trial
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97 patients with either an isolated syndesmotic injury or concomitant with an AO/OTA type 44C ankle fracture were randomized to syndesmotic stabilization with either a suture endobutton device or a syndesmotic screw. Outcomes included the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) ankle-hindfoot score, Olerud-Molander score, ankle dorsiflexion and CT-assessed tibifibular distance of the ope...
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