Ankle Stabilization With Arthroscopic Versus Open With Suture Tape Augmentation Techniques (2019)

Abstract: Ankle instability is a common problem that often leads to surgery to stabilize the ankle if conservative methods are unsuccessful in returning the patient to full activity. Surgical ankle stabilization, including arthroscopic and open methods, has been performed with overall excellent results reported. Although initial ligament strength after repair is weaker than the native ligament, new methods of augmentation with suture tape have yielded initial strength comparable to native ligament.

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