syndesmotic


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syn·des·mot·ic

(sin'des-mot'ik),
Relating to syndesmosis.
Synonym(s): syndesmodial

syn·des·mot·ic

(sin'dez-mot'ik)
Relating to syndesmosis.
Synonym(s): syndesmodial.
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Treatment of syndesmotic disruptions of the ankle with bioabsorbable screw fixation.
Below syndesmotic medial malleolus fracture were successfully treated using TBW.
As the only FDA approved third-generation implant, the STAR[TM] resurfaces the talar dome and hemi-resurfaces the medial and lateral facets of the talus and does not depend on syndesmotic arthrodesis for tibial component fixation.
Where there is a suspicion of a syndesmotic injury, the proximal fibula fracture should be fixed and the stability of the mortise tested.
analyzed 51 ankle fractures focusing on syndesmotic injuries and compared Weber, AO, and LH classifications with MRI findings.
Flexible fixation of syndesmotic diastasis using the assembled bolt-tightrope system.
However in this study none of the patients had syndesmotic fixation done.
In another study assessing pronation external rotation ankle injuries, Michelson and Waldman (21) applied their unconstrained axially loaded cadaver ankle model to show that, in the face of an intact MMOLC, even a syndesmotic injury is not destabilizing.
Despite the frequency and importance of these injuries, the management of ankle syndesmotic injuries has remained controversial since the first description in the 18th Century.
This paper will highlight the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures associated with syndesmotic ankle sprains, in addition to differentiating this condition from the more benign lateral ankle sprain.
Other measures that help to determine non alignment after ankle injury include (a) measuring the talocrural angle, (b) determining the medial clear space, and (c) assessment of syndesmotic widening.