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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.11.NQ66254

Syndesmotic Screw Fixation Versus Button-Suture Fixation for Patients with Ankle Fracture: Mini Review

Mohamed Elsadek Atia, Elsayed El Etwey Soudy, Ahmed Mohamed Abodief Elsayed, Ehab Mohamed Shehata

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Background: Ankle fractures are among the most common injuries of the human skeleton treated by orthopedic surgeons with an increasing incidence in the elderly. Different treatment modalities are now available. Aim of the study: The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical and radiological outcome of syndesmotic screw fixation versus button-suture fixation in patients with ankle fractures. Conclusion: Suture-button fixation can provide stability similar to that provided by screw fixation in patients with ankle fractures.

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