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Ankle Instability

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Ankle Arthroscopy

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This chapter deals with acute and chronic lateral ankle ligament lesions. The various considerations concerning anatomical reconstruction and tenodesis are described in detail. Nowadays anatomical reconstruction of the lateral ankle ligament is regarded as the surgical treatment of choice in patient with chronic ankle instability. In case of insufficient remnants, a free graft is used. These techniques are described in detail. The place for arthroscopic stabilization is given and the operative technique is described in detail. Finally, this chapter deals with subtalar instability.

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van Dijk, C.N. (2014). Ankle Instability. In: Ankle Arthroscopy. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-35989-7_9

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