J Foot Ankle Surg 2020 Oct 7. Epub 2020 Oct 7.
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Foot and Ankle Research and Innovation Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Chief of Division of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Foot & Ankle Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; President-Elect, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
One of the most common orthopedic injuries in the general population, particularly among athletes, is ankle sprain. We investigated the literature to evaluate the known pre- and postoperative biomechanical changes of the ankle after anatomic lateral ligament repair in patients suffering from chronic ankle instability. In this systematic review, studies published till January 2020 were identified by using synonyms for "kinetic outcomes," "kinematic outcomes," "Broström procedure," and "lateral ligament repair. Read More