Translate? This website is also available in your language! Do you want to switch? Yes Not now Don't ask me again

High Ankle Sprain Surgical Treatment With the Syndesmosis TightRope® Implant

Christopher Adams, MD, (Arthrex® Vice President of Global Medical Education) and Norman Waldrop III, MD, (Birmingham, AL) discuss the treatment of syndesmosis injuries in athletes. Dr. Waldrop describes his surgical treatment algorithm and technical pearls for using Syndesmosis TightRope® fixation, which is achieved by tensioning #5 UHMWPE (ultra-high molecular-weight polyethylene) suture between 2 metallic buttons against the tibia and fibula.