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Radiology Corner

Intraoperative C-arm CT for Assessment of Syndesmotic Reduction

Sandeep Patel, Manjunath Nishani

Keywords : Ankle fracture, Intraoperative CT, Syndesmosis injury

Citation Information : Patel S, Nishani M. Intraoperative C-arm CT for Assessment of Syndesmotic Reduction. J Foot Ankle Surg Asia-Pacific 2021; 8 (4):209-210.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10040-1183

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 20-10-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Anatomic syndesmotic reduction is an important predictor of successful outcomes after ankle fracture fixation with associated syndesmotic injury. Various methods to check syndesmotic reduction range from mini-open technique and visualization to various radiographic parameters on standard C-arm to postoperative CT scans. Intraoperative CT scan will definitely be the best imaging modality and can avoid re-surgeries. With the advent of C-arm CT scans, the whole process of intraoperative CT scans can be cost-effective, compact, and easy portability between operation theaters.

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