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Current Status of Syndesmotic Injuries: Our Understanding Today

Andres Rodriguez-Buitrago

Keywords : Ankle fractures, Ankle joint, Malleolar fracture, Syndesmosis, Syndesmotic injury

Citation Information : Rodriguez-Buitrago A. Current Status of Syndesmotic Injuries: Our Understanding Today. J Foot Ankle Surg Asia-Pacific 2021; 8 (1):19-23.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10040-1134

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 06-01-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Syndesmotic injuries are common after ankle fractures. Despite the growing number of manuscripts on the fluoroscopic images performing the topic, there is still debate surrounding key aspects of syndesmotic injuries. This review aims to present current concepts about the diagnosis and treatment of these injuries.


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