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Static Implant Versus Dynamic Implant in the Surgical Treatment on Ankle Syndesmosis Rupture

2014-08-27 03:14:13 | BioPortfolio

Summary

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.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Ankle Syndesmosis Rupture

Intervention

TightRope System- Arthrex® / Dynamic Implant, Screw fixation - Synthes® / Static Implant

Location

CHA-Pavillon Enfant-Jésus
Québec
Quebec
Canada
G1J 1Z4

Status

Recruiting

Source

Hopital de l'Enfant-Jesus

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:13-0400

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