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Primary ankle ligament augmentation versus modified Brostrom-Gould procedure: a 2-year randomized controlled trial

Porter, Mark D.; Shadbolt, Bruce; Stuart, Robert

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Background: More than 20% of patients develop chronic instability following appropriate management of an 'ankle sprain'. There is little research comparing surgical techniques. 'Anatomical' procedures, such as the modified Brostrom-Gould (MBG), are generally preferred. However, not all patients are suitable for this procedure. Augmentation of a primary repair using a synthetic ligament, such as the ligament augmentation reconstruction system (LARS), is another 'anatomic' option. Our objective...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/32770
Source: ANZ Journal of Surgery
DOI: 10.1111/ans.12837

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