An accuracy evaluation of clinical, arthrometric, and stress-sonographic acute ankle instability examinations

Publication date: Available online 22 September 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Ulrich Wiebking , Tarek Omar Pacha , Michael Jagodzinski Background Ankle sprain injuries, often due to lateral ligamentous injury, are the most common sports traumatology conditions. Correct diagnoses require an understanding of the assessment tools with a high degree of diagnostic accuracy. Obviously, there are still no clear consensuses or standard methods to differentiate between a ligament tear and an ankle sprain.

Publication date: Available online 22 September 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Ulrich Wiebking , Tarek Omar Pacha , Michael Jagodzinski Background Ankle sprain injuries, often due to lateral ligamentous injury, are the most common sports traumatology conditions. Correct diagnoses require an understanding of the assessment tools with a high degree of diagnostic accuracy. Obviously, there are still no clear consensuses or standard methods to differentiate between a ligament tear and an ankle sprain.

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An accuracy evaluation of clinical, arthrometric, and stress-sonographic acute ankle instability examinations