Management of Ankle Fractures with Syndesmotic Disruption



Despite the frequency of syndesmotic fixation during ankle fracture open reduction internal fixation, there remains no gold standard or general consensus regarding syndesmotic fixation intraoperative assessment, fixation technique, and postoperative management. There have been several studies which have involved surveying orthopaedic surgeons regarding their individual management techniques for distal tibiofibular syndesmotic disruption.

Target Population: All OTA members who are practicing surgeons.

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