Broström procedure

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Broström procedure

A reconstructive procedure for acute injury to the lateral ankle ligaments (anterior talofibular ligament), which is intended to address ankle instability, consists of shortening and reattaching the ligaments and claims up to 90% fully functional recuperation.

Brostrom procedure

surgical repair of lateral ankle ligaments (without tendon harvesting) to correct chronic lateral ankle instability
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Messer TM, Cummins CA, Ahn J, et al: Outcome of the modified Brostrom procedure for chronic lateral ankle instability using suture anchors.
Hamilton WG, Thompson FM, Snow SW: The modified Brostrom procedure for lateral ankle instability.
Hennrikus WL, Mapes RC, Lyons PM, et al: Outcomes of the Chrisman-Snook and modified Brostrom procedures for chronic lateral ankle instability: A prospective, randomized comparison.
The modified Brostrom procedure for lateral ankle instability.
Gould and coworkers (45) further modified the Brostrom procedure by reinforcing the repair using the lateral talocalcaneal ligament, CFL, and inferior extensor retinaculum, which helped limit inversion and corrected subtalar instability (Fig.