Lateral Ankle Ligament Reconstruction: Brostrom Type

  • Karim Masrouha


The patient and surgical site were identified and marked. The patient underwent anesthesia per the anesthesia team. The patient was placed in the supine position on the operating table and all pressure points were padded. A tourniquet was placed on the thigh over a soft-roll. The left/right lower extremity was then prepped and draped in the standard sterile fashion. The extremity was exsanguinated and the tourniquet was in fl ated to 300 mmHg. Intravenous antibiotics were administered.


Supine Position Peroneal Nerve Sural Nerve Suture Anchor Ankle Sprain 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Karim Masrouha
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  1. 1.Division of Orthopaedic, Department of SurgeryAmerican University of Beirut Medical CenterBeirutLebanon

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