Technique Tip: Novel Use of a Targeting Drill Guide for Syndesmotic Screw Placement.
UNLABELLED: Ankle fractures are among the most common traumatic injuries encountered by orthopaedic surgeons, but obtaining anatomic syndesmosis fixation can be difficult. Previous authors have described the centroidal axis of the syndesmosis. Our group has developed a novel technique of aligning the tibia and fibula along their anatomic centroidal axis using a targeting guide, which has showed good results in 1 patient at 1-year follow-up. LEVELS OF EVIDENCE: Level V: Expert opinion.
Scott, D; Shi, GG; Adams, S
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