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Type: Journal article
Title: Fixation methods for acute injuries of the ankle syndesmosis: a systematic review protocol
Author: Gieroba, T.
Munn, Z.
Cundy, P.
Eardley-Harris, N.
Citation: JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 2016; 14(8):43-51
Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Issue Date: 2016
ISSN: 2202-4433
2202-4433
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Tom Jan Gieroba, Zachary Munn, Peter J. Cundy, Nathan Eardley-Harris
Abstract: Review question/objective: The objective of this review is to compare the effectiveness of three fixation methods for acute injuries of the ankle syndesmosis - metal screw fixation, bioabsorbable screw fixation and suture button fixation.The reviewers seek to critically evaluate the available evidence to provide an evidence-based appraisal of the comparative safety and efficacy of the treatment strategies.
Keywords: Anterior inferior tibiofibular ligament; syndesmosis; screw; suture button; bioabsorbable
Rights: © 2016 THE JOANNA BRIGGS INSTITUTE
RMID: 0030055073
DOI: 10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003060
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