Anatomy of the tibial incisura as a risk factor for syndesmotic injury

Publication date: Available online 16 August 2017 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Andrzej Boszczyk, Sławomir Kwapisz, Martin Krümmel, Rene Grass, Stefan Rammelt Background The study aims at comparing the bony anatomy of the syndesmosis in patients who sustained a high fibular fracture with syndesmosis disruption and that of the non-injured population. We hypothesised that there are certain anatomical features making the syndesmosis susceptible to injury. Methods The CT examinations of 75 patients who sustained a high fibular fracture with syndesmosis disruption and control group of 75 patients with unrelated foot problems were compared.

Publication date: Available online 16 August 2017 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Andrzej Boszczyk, Sławomir Kwapisz, Martin Krümmel, Rene Grass, Stefan Rammelt Background The study aims at comparing the bony anatomy of the syndesmosis in patients who sustained a high fibular fracture with syndesmosis disruption and that of the non-injured population. We hypothesised that there are certain anatomical features making the syndesmosis susceptible to injury. Methods The CT examinations of 75 patients who sustained a high fibular fracture with syndesmosis disruption and control group of 75 patients with unrelated foot problems were compared.

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Anatomy of the tibial incisura as a risk factor for syndesmotic injury