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Ankle fracture is frequent and its number is increasing. In Canada, surgical treatment of these lesions is advised and the options currently used all have in common a rigid fixation of the syndesmosis which results in residual stiffness and a high level of secondary surgery, mostly to remove the implant.
The purpose of the study is to compare the treatment of ankle syndesmotic rupture by a dynamic fixation to a static fixation suggesting that the dynamic fixation method will improve the Olerud-Molander functional score of more than 15 points at the 3 months follow-up.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Ankle Syndesmosis Rupture
TightRope System- Arthrex® / Dynamic Implant, Screw fixation - Synthes® / Static Implant
Hopital de l'Enfant-Jesus
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:13-0400
I hypothesize that absorbable screw fixation of the foot's Lisfranc ligaments does not yield significant differences in postoperative foot stability, ligament function, and symptoms when c...
Evaluation of dynamic Plate-Screw-Systems for internal fixation after femoral neck fractures. Open Registry for Comparison of 1-screw-systems (DHS) with multi-screw-system Targon FN.
The primary purpose of this study is to assess the impact of sliding hip screws versus cannulated screw fixation on rates of revision surgery at 2 years in individuals over 50 years of age...
Comparison between computer guided lag screw fixation versus traditional lag screw fixation in open reduction and internal fixation of anterior mandibular fractures.
This study evaluates the rate of cut-out and fixation failures in helical blade fixation versus lag screw fixation for cephalomedullary nailing of peritrochanteric femur fractures.
Various methods have been described to establish maxillomandibular fixation in the treatment of fractures of atrophic, edentulous mandibles. We used the Synthes MatrixWAVE™ system (DePuy Synthes) in...
The aim of this study is to evaluate the biomechanical effect of filling locking variable angle (VA) screw holes at the area of metaphyseal fracture comminution in a Sawbones® (Sawbones USA, Vashon, ...
Effect of the screw type (S2-alar-iliac and iliac), screw length, and screw head angle on the risk of screw and adjacent bone failures after a spinopelvic fixation technique: A finite element analysis.
Spinopelvic fixations involving the S2-alar-iliac (S2AI) and iliac screws are commonly used in various spinal fusion surgeries. This study aimed to compare the biomechanical characteristics, specifica...
Anterior cervical trans-pedicle screw fixation was introduced to overcome some of the disadvantages associated with anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion. In vitro biomechanical studies on the trans...
We aimed to compare the clinical efficacy of three different internal fixation methods, i.e. proximal femoral locking compress plate (PF-LCP), proximal femoral nail antirotation (PFNA) and dynamic hip...
Insertion of an implant into the bone of the mandible or maxilla. The implant has an exposed head which protrudes through the mucosa and is a prosthodontic abutment.
Biocompatible materials usually used in dental and bone implants that enhance biologic fixation, thereby increasing the bond strength between the coated material and bone, and minimize possible biological effects that may result from the implant itself.
Endosseous dental implantation where implants are fitted with an abutment or where an implant with a transmucosal coronal portion is used immediately (within 1 week) after the initial extraction. Conventionally, the implantation is performed in two stages with more than two months in between the stages.
The plan and delineation of DENTAL IMPLANT fitting with DENTAL ABUTMENT.
Infection with larvae of the blow fly Cochliomyia hominivorax (Callitroga americanum), a common cause of disease in livestock in the southern and southwestern U.S.A.
Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause and often leading to curvature of the spine from vertebral collapse. Follow and track&n...
Of all the types of Dementia, Alzheimer's disease is the most common, affecting around 465,000 people in the UK. Neurons in the brain die, becuase 'plaques' and 'tangles' (mis-folded proteins) form in the brain. People with Al...