Treatment Strategy of Ankle Fracture Combined With Deltoid Ligament Rupture

2016-12-01 16:08:22 | BioPortfolio


Ankle fracture is very common which is often combined with deltoid ligament injury. Although the incidence of deltoid ligament injury is high, but there is no unified and effective diagnosis method. Even whether the ankle fracture with deltoid ligament rupture needs surgical repair is still controversial. There is no high-level, multi-center, large sample, long-term follow-up clinical evidence to prove whether the repair of deltoid ligament is necessary or not. The main content of the project: 1 Achieve accurate classification of deltoid ligament rupture with intraoperative exploration. 2 Study the surgical indications and treatment guidelines by comparative study.


Comparative study for ankle fracture combined with deltoid ligament rupture: with & without repair of ligament

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment


Ankle Fractures


repair of deltoid ligament


Not yet recruiting


Shanghai Tongji Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-12-01T16:08:22-0500

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