Abstract: Tibiofibular fixation using suture-button implants is an optional method for the surgical treatment of syndesmosis injuries. Although good clinical outcomes have been reported, inadequate stability between the tibia and fibula has also been documented. Thus, suture-button fixation is not considered the reference standard. For surgical treatment of lateral ligament injuries of the ankle, good…

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Abstract: Background: “Ankle sprain” is a common injury, and >20% of patients may develop chronic instability for which surgery is indicated. The modified Broström-Gould (MBG) procedure remains the gold standard; however, there are a number of relative contraindications to this procedure, and the longer-term outcomes after the MBG have been questioned. An alternative procedure is…

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Background: Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using tendon or ligament autograft is the gold standard surgical treatment for acute ruptures; however, this is still associated with subsequent problems and variable outcomes. Renewed interest in healing of injured ACL tissue has led to new surgical repair techniques. Case description: We report the case of one of…

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