ankle injuries

Summary

Summary: Harm or hurt to the ankle or ankle joint usually inflicted by an external source.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A prospective, randomized clinical investigation of the treatment of first-time ankle sprains
    Bruce D Beynnon
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, McClure Musculoskeletal Research Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405 0084, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:1401-12. 2006
  2. ncbi Arthroscopic assessment for intra-articular disorders in residual ankle disability after sprain
    Masato Takao
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shimane University School of Medicine, 89 1 Enya, Izumo, Shimane 693 8501, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 33:686-92. 2005
  3. pmc An economic evaluation of a proprioceptive balance board training programme for the prevention of ankle sprains in volleyball
    E A L M Verhagen
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 39:111-5. 2005
  4. pmc Osteochondral defects in the ankle: why painful?
    C Niek van Dijk
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:570-80. 2010
  5. doi Prescription footwear for severe injuries of foot and ankle: effect on regularity and symmetry of the gait assessed by trunk accelerometry
    Philippe Terrier
    Institut de Recherche en Réadaptation Réinsertion, Sion, Switzerland
    Gait Posture 30:492-6. 2009
  6. ncbi Predictors of functional outcome following transsyndesmotic screw fixation of ankle fractures
    Brad Weening
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 19:102-8. 2005
  7. doi Effect of accelerated rehabilitation on function after ankle sprain: randomised controlled trial
    Chris M Bleakley
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim BT37 0QB
    BMJ 340:c1964. 2010
  8. pmc Accuracy of Ottawa ankle rules to exclude fractures of the ankle and mid-foot: systematic review
    Lucas M Bachmann
    Horten Centre, Zurich University, Postfach Nord, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMJ 326:417. 2003
  9. doi Validity and responsiveness of the ankle function score after acute ankle injury
    P van der Wees
    Department of Epidemiology, School of CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 22:170-4. 2012
  10. ncbi Effects of rehabilitation after ankle fracture: a Cochrane systematic review
    C W C Lin
    George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 45:431-41. 2009

Research Grants

  1. BIOMECHANICS OF FOOT/ANKLE INJURIES USING 3D IMAGING
    Jayaram Udupa; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. A Case-Control Study of ACL Risk Factors
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. TRAINING IN ORTHOPAEDIC SCIENCE
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Biomarkers of Cartilage Metabolism and OA
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. A Case-Control Study of ACL Risk Factors
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. A Case-Control Study of ACL Risk Factors
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2010
  7. PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF ANKLE INJURY RISK FACTORS
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2002
  8. MRI for Early Detection of Osteoarthritis
    Garry E Gold; Fiscal Year: 2010
  9. Local Biomechanics of Median Nerve Insult in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Thomas Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
  10. PROPOSAL TO CREATE A CANADIAN COLLABORATIVE RCC
    Ian Stiell; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications273 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi A prospective, randomized clinical investigation of the treatment of first-time ankle sprains
    Bruce D Beynnon
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, McClure Musculoskeletal Research Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405 0084, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:1401-12. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi Arthroscopic assessment for intra-articular disorders in residual ankle disability after sprain
    Masato Takao
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shimane University School of Medicine, 89 1 Enya, Izumo, Shimane 693 8501, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 33:686-92. 2005
    ..After ankle sprain, there can be many causes of disability, the origins of which cannot be determined using standard diagnostic tools...
  3. pmc An economic evaluation of a proprioceptive balance board training programme for the prevention of ankle sprains in volleyball
    E A L M Verhagen
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 39:111-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate the cost effectiveness of a proprioceptive balance board training programme for the prevention of ankle sprains in volleyball...
  4. pmc Osteochondral defects in the ankle: why painful?
    C Niek van Dijk
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:570-80. 2010
    ..Understanding the natural history of osteochondral defects could lead to the development of strategies for preventing progressive joint damage...
  5. doi Prescription footwear for severe injuries of foot and ankle: effect on regularity and symmetry of the gait assessed by trunk accelerometry
    Philippe Terrier
    Institut de Recherche en Réadaptation Réinsertion, Sion, Switzerland
    Gait Posture 30:492-6. 2009
    ..Substantial inter-patient variability in the footwear outcome was observed. In conclusion, we believe that trunk accelerometry can be a useful tool in the field of gait rehabilitation...
  6. ncbi Predictors of functional outcome following transsyndesmotic screw fixation of ankle fractures
    Brad Weening
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 19:102-8. 2005
    ....
  7. doi Effect of accelerated rehabilitation on function after ankle sprain: randomised controlled trial
    Chris M Bleakley
    Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim BT37 0QB
    BMJ 340:c1964. 2010
    ..To compare an accelerated intervention incorporating early therapeutic exercise after acute ankle sprains with a standard protection, rest, ice, compression, and elevation intervention...
  8. pmc Accuracy of Ottawa ankle rules to exclude fractures of the ankle and mid-foot: systematic review
    Lucas M Bachmann
    Horten Centre, Zurich University, Postfach Nord, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMJ 326:417. 2003
    ..To summarise the evidence on accuracy of the Ottawa ankle rules, a decision aid for excluding fractures of the ankle and mid-foot...
  9. doi Validity and responsiveness of the ankle function score after acute ankle injury
    P van der Wees
    Department of Epidemiology, School of CAPHRI, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 22:170-4. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi Effects of rehabilitation after ankle fracture: a Cochrane systematic review
    C W C Lin
    George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 45:431-41. 2009
    ..Ankle fracture is one of the most common lower limb fractures. People experience limitations in activities after ankle fracture...
  11. pmc Management of the sprained ankle
    C N van Dijk
    Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 36:83-4. 2002
  12. ncbi Performance after surgical treatment of patients with ankle fractures--14-month follow-up
    Gertrud Nilsson
    Research Department, Lund University Hospital, Department of Physical Therapy, Lund University, Sweden
    Physiother Res Int 8:69-82. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate outcome after surgical treatment of patients with ankle fracture and to study how well the experience of symptoms and function correlated with the results of clinical physical tests...
  13. ncbi Biomechanics of ankle instability. Part 1: Reaction time to simulated ankle sprain
    Andrew Mitchell
    University of Chichester, Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1515-21. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that ankles with functional instability will demonstrate slower muscular reaction times than their contralateral stable ankle (SA) and stable healthy controls to a simulated nonpathological ankle sprain mechanism...
  14. doi The use of weightbearing radiographs to assess the stability of supination-external rotation fractures of the ankle
    Martin Weber
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bern, Inselspital, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:693-8. 2010
    ..Currently used tests to assess ankle stability include manual stress radiographs and gravity stress radiographs, but seem to overestimate the need for fracture fixation...
  15. pmc Management of ankle sprains: a randomised controlled trial of the treatment of inversion injuries using an elastic support bandage or an Aircast ankle brace
    S H Boyce
    A and E Department, Glasgow Victoria Infirmary, 33 Mansionhouse Gardens, Langside, Glasgow G41 3DP, Scotland, UK
    Br J Sports Med 39:91-6. 2005
    ..Lateral ligament ankle sprains are the single most common sports injury...
  16. ncbi Examination and repair of the AITFL in transmalleolar fractures
    Owen A Nelson
    Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown, PA 15401, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 20:637-43. 2006
    ..Syndesmotic screw fixation of transmalleolar ankle fractures was not necessary when the AITFL was repaired directly by the techniques described...
  17. ncbi The ability of the Lauge-Hansen classification to predict ligament injury and mechanism in ankle fractures: an MRI study
    Michael J Gardner
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 20:267-72. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of these predicted injury sequences using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in a series of patients with ankle fractures...
  18. doi Biomechanics of ankle instability. Part 2: Postural sway-reaction time relationship
    Andrew Mitchell
    University of Chichester, Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1522-8. 2008
    ....
  19. doi Accuracy of Ottawa Ankle Rules to exclude fractures of the ankle and midfoot in children: a meta-analysis
    Shawn Dowling
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Calgary Health Region, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 16:277-87. 2009
    ....
  20. doi Treatment of syndesmotic disruptions with the Arthrex Tightrope: a report of 25 cases
    James M Cottom
    Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center, Sarasota Orthopedic Associates, 2750 Bahia Vista, Suite 100, Sarasota, FL 34239, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 29:773-80. 2008
    ..Various methods of fixation of the syndesmosis have been reported. We present the largest series evaluating the Arthrex Tightrope for management of syndesmotic injuries...
  21. ncbi Effect of isokinetic training on strength, functionality and proprioception in athletes with functional ankle instability
    Ufuk Sekir
    Department of Sports Medicine, Medical School of Uludag University, 16059 Gorukle, Bursa, Turkey
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 15:654-64. 2007
    ..These results substantiate the deficits of strength, proprioception, balance and functionality in recreational athletes with FAI. The isokinetic exercise program used in this study had a positive effect on these parameters...
  22. doi Outcome and complications of treatment of ankle diastasis with tightrope fixation
    H J S Willmott
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Maidstone General Hospital, Kent, UK
    Injury 40:1204-6. 2009
    ..This series shows that there is a significant incidence of soft-tissue complications with the use of tightrope fixation and subsequent need for removal. Patients should be warned of this...
  23. ncbi Suture-endobutton fixation of ankle tibio-fibular diastasis: a cadaver study
    Brian Thornes
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Anatomy, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Foot Ankle Int 24:142-6. 2003
    ..I. 0.46 to 0.84). These results show that Suture-Endobutton fixation at least equals the performance of screw fixation and encourages clinical trials in ankle injuries with a syndesmosis diastasis.
  24. ncbi Increasing number and incidence of low-trauma ankle fractures in elderly people: Finnish statistics during 1970-2000 and projections for the future
    P Kannus
    Accident and Trauma Research Center, President Urho Kaleva Kekkonen Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland
    Bone 31:430-3. 2002
    ....
  25. doi Early mobilization of operatively fixed ankle fractures: a systematic review
    Gethin Thomas
    Foot Ankle Int 30:666-74. 2009
    ..In the ankle joint this is much less clear. No previous systematic review of the evidence for this could be found in the literature...
  26. doi Suture-button versus screw fixation in a syndesmosis rupture model: a biomechanical comparison
    Sandeep P Soin
    Baltimore, MD, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 30:346-52. 2009
    ..This study examined how much fibular motion occurs during cyclic loading of ankles repaired with suture-buttons or screws relative to one with intact ligaments...
  27. doi Platelet-rich plasma or hyaluronate in the management of osteochondral lesions of the talus
    Omer Mei-Dan
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Meir University Hospital, 59 Tchernichovsky Street, Kfar Saba, Israel
    Am J Sports Med 40:534-41. 2012
    ..Nonoperative options for osteochondral lesions (OCLs) of the talar dome are limited, and currently, there is a lack of scientific evidence to guide management...
  28. doi Outcomes of suture button repair of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis
    Henry DeGroot
    Newton Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA 02462, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 32:250-6. 2011
    ..However, the available reports generally have short followup. With longer followup, some concerns about the suture button device have surfaced...
  29. doi Comparison of a novel FiberWire-button construct versus metallic screw fixation in a syndesmotic injury model
    Kevin Forsythe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 South First Avenue, Maguire Center 1700, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 29:49-54. 2008
    ..This study evaluates the ability of a FiberWire-button implant (Arthrex, Naples, FL) to maintain syndesmotic reduction as compared with a metallic screw...
  30. doi Transosseous fixation of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis: comparison of an interosseous suture and endobutton to traditional screw fixation in 50 cases
    James M Cottom
    Sarasota Orthopedic Associates, 2750 Bahia Vista, Sarasota, FL 34239, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 48:620-30. 2009
    ..Level of Clinical Evidence: 2...
  31. ncbi Biomechanical comparison of syndesmosis fixation with 3.5- and 4.5-millimeter stainless steel screws
    M C Thompson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha 68198 1080, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 21:736-41. 2000
    ..5-mm and 4.5-mm stainless steel screws. Simulated pronation external rotation ankle injuries were created in twelve paired, fresh-frozen cadaveric leg specimens. One limb from each pair received a 3...
  32. ncbi Management of distal tibio-fibular syndesmotic injuries: a snapshot of current practice
    Puneet Monga
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    Acta Orthop Belg 74:365-9. 2008
    ..Very few surgeons (8.5%) allow full weight bearing immediately after surgery. The survey establishes an overview of current practice of management of syndesmotic ankle injuries.
  33. ncbi Syndesmotic screw fixation in Weber C ankle injuries--should the screw be removed before weight bearing?
    David Paul Bell
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Changi General Hospital, 2 Simei Street 3, Singapore 529889, Republic of Singapore
    Injury 37:891-8. 2006
    ..To compare the outcomes of Weber C ankle fractures treated with syndesmotic screw fixation where the screw was removed prior to weight bearing against those where the screw was left in situ indefinitely...
  34. ncbi Malreduction of the tibiofibular syndesmosis in ankle fractures
    Michael J Gardner
    Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 27:788-92. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi Screw fixation of the syndesmosis: a cadaver model comparing stainless steel and titanium screws and three and four cortical fixation
    Annechien Beumer
    Department of Orthopaedics, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Injury 36:60-4. 2005
    ..Therefore, we advise that patients with a syndesmotic set screw in situ should not bear weight...
  36. doi Injuries to the tibiofibular syndesmosis
    R Dattani
    East Surrey Hospital, Canada Avenue, Redhill RH1 5RH, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:405-10. 2008
    ..This paper reviews the relevant anatomy, the clinical and radiological diagnosis and the mechanism of trauma and alternative methods of treatment for injuries to the syndesmosis...
  37. ncbi Kinematics before and after reconstruction of the anterior syndesmosis of the ankle: A prospective radiostereometric and clinical study in 5 patients
    Annechien Beumer
    Department of Orthopaedics, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Orthop 76:713-20. 2005
    ..We have previously shown that patients with instability of the anterior syndesmosis benefit from an anatomical reconstruction. It is not known whether this is because of restored kinematics...
  38. ncbi Tricortical versus quadricortical syndesmosis fixation in ankle fractures: a prospective, randomized study comparing two methods of syndesmosis fixation
    Per Høiness
    Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Orthop Trauma 18:331-7. 2004
    ..To assess short-term functional results in 2 types of syn-desmotic fixation, comparing the traditional rigid quadricortical syndesmotic screw fixation with a more dynamic tricortical screw fixation...
  39. ncbi Open reduction and internal fixation of tibial pilon fractures using a lateral approach
    Andrew Grose
    SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 21:530-7. 2007
    ..To assess the wound complications and reductions achieved in a cohort of patients with pilon fractures who were treated using a novel lateral approach...
  40. ncbi Foot and ankle fractures in elderly white women. Incidence and risk factors
    Carl T Hasselman
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:820-4. 2003
    ..This study was designed to determine the incidence of and risk factors for foot and ankle fractures in a cohort of 9704 elderly, nonblack women enrolled in the multicenter Study of Osteoporotic Fractures...
  41. ncbi Acute treatment of inversion ankle sprains: immobilization versus functional treatment
    Morgan H Jones
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 455:169-72. 2007
    ..However, based on our review the current best evidence suggests a trend favoring early functional treatment over immobilization for the treatment of acute lateral ankle sprains...
  42. pmc Supervised exercises for adults with acute lateral ankle sprain: a randomised controlled trial
    Rogier M van Rijn
    Department of General Practice, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 57:793-800. 2007
    ..During the recovery period after acute ankle sprain, it is unclear whether conventional treatment should be supported by supervised exercise...
  43. pmc Treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus: a systematic review
    Maartje Zengerink
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22660, 1100 DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:238-46. 2010
    ..Further sufficiently powered, randomized clinical trials with uniform methodology and validated outcome measures should be initiated to compare the outcome of surgical strategies for OCD of the talus...
  44. pmc Systematic review of postural control and lateral ankle instability, part II: is balance training clinically effective?
    Patrick O McKeon
    Division of Athletic Training, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0200, USA
    J Athl Train 43:305-15. 2008
    ..ankle sprain? (2) Can balance and coordination training improve treatment outcomes associated with acute ankle sprains? (3) Can balance and coordination training improve treatment outcomes in patients with chronic ankle instability?..
  45. ncbi Ligamentous posttraumatic ankle osteoarthritis
    Victor Valderrabano
    Human Performance Laboratory and Orthopaedic Department, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive N W, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4
    Am J Sports Med 34:612-20. 2006
    ..Ankle sprains are the most common injuries in sports and recreational activities...
  46. ncbi Articular talar injuries in athletes: results of microfracture and autogenous bone graft
    Amol Saxena
    Department of Sports Medicine, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, 795 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA
    Am J Sports Med 35:1680-7. 2007
    ..Although studies show these treatments have been used with varying success, the ability to return to activity (RTA), including sports after treatment of talar dome injuries, have not been well documented...
  47. pmc Prophylactic ankle braces and star excursion balance measures in healthy volunteers
    Lisa Hardy
    Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, USA
    J Athl Train 43:347-51. 2008
    ..The effects of prophylactic ankle braces on lower extremity functional performance in healthy participants have not been studied extensively...
  48. ncbi Does a positive ankle stress test indicate the need for operative treatment after lateral malleolus fracture? A preliminary report
    Kenneth J Koval
    Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 21:449-55. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results using this standardized protocol...
  49. pmc Population based epidemiology of ankle sprains attending accident and emergency units in the West Midlands of England, and a survey of UK practice for severe ankle sprains
    S A Bridgman
    School of Medicine, Keele University, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Emerg Med J 20:508-10. 2003
    ..To estimate the incidence of ankle sprains and severe ankle sprains attending accident and emergency (A&E) units; to describe current practice for severe ankle sprains in A&E units in the United Kingdom...
  50. pmc Electroacupuncture-induced analgesia in a rat model of ankle sprain pain is mediated by spinal alpha-adrenoceptors
    Sung Tae Koo
    Department of Medical Research, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, Republic of Korea
    Pain 135:11-9. 2008
    ..These data suggest that the analgesic effect of EA in ankle sprain pain is, at least in part, mediated by spinal alpha(2)-adrenoceptor mechanisms...
  51. doi Outcome after fixation of ankle fractures with an injury to the syndesmosis: the effect of the syndesmosis screw
    N Hamid
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, 1714, Scott Avenue, P O Box 32861, Charlotte, North Carolina 28232, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 91:1069-73. 2009
    ..Our data do not support the removal of intact or broken syndesmosis screws, and we caution against attributing post-operative ankle pain to breakage of the syndesmosis screw...
  52. doi No difference in functional and radiographic results 8.4 years after quadricortical compared with tricortical syndesmosis fixation in ankle fractures
    Annette K B Wikerøy
    Orthopaedic Center, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Orthop Trauma 24:17-23. 2010
    ..To assess long-term functional and radiologic results after two types of syndesmosis fixation, comparing one quadricortical syndesmotic screw fixation with two tricortical screw fixation in ankle fractures...
  53. ncbi Osteochondral lesions of the talus: randomized controlled trial comparing chondroplasty, microfracture, and osteochondral autograft transplantation
    Alberto Gobbi
    Orthopaedic Arthroscopic Surgery International, Milan, Italy
    Arthroscopy 22:1085-92. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare outcomes of chondroplasty versus microfracture versus osteochondral autologous transplantation (OAT) in patients with osteochondral lesions of the talus (OLT)...
  54. ncbi Prediction of outcome after ankle fracture
    Mark J Hancock
    University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:786-92. 2005
    ..Prospective inception cohort study of 62 consecutive patients seen in 2 orthopaedic clinics following ankle fracture...
  55. ncbi Comparison of conventional treatment and supervised rehabilitation for treatment of acute lateral ankle sprains: a systematic review of the literature
    Anton G van Os
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:95-105. 2005
    ..Systematic literature review...
  56. doi Mechanical supports for acute, severe ankle sprain: a pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial
    S E Lamb
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Lancet 373:575-81. 2009
    ....
  57. ncbi Home-based physical therapy intervention with adherence-enhancing strategies versus clinic-based management for patients with ankle sprains
    Sandra F Bassett
    School of Physiotherapy, Auckland University of Technology, Private Bag 92006, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    Phys Ther 87:1132-43. 2007
    ..This study investigated the effects of a standard physical therapy intervention program--delivered primarily at either the clinic or home--on ankle function, rehabilitation adherence, and motivation in patients with ankle sprains...
  58. ncbi Retrograde drilling for osteochondral lesions of the talar dome
    Michihaya Kono
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shimane University School of Medicine, Shimane, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 34:1450-6. 2006
    ....
  59. ncbi Chronic tibiofibular syndesmosis injury of ankle: evaluation with contrast-enhanced fat-suppressed 3D fast spoiled gradient-recalled acquisition in the steady state MR imaging
    Sungjun Kim
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, the Research Institute of Radiological Science of Severance Hospital, and the Brain Korea 21 Project for Medical Science, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, 134 Shinchondong, Seodaemun Ku, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Radiology 242:225-35. 2007
    ....
  60. ncbi Treatment of syndesmotic disruptions of the ankle with bioabsorbable screw fixation
    W David Hovis
    Hovis Orthopaedic Clinic, Knoxville, TN 37916, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:26-31. 2002
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to assess the efficacy of screws made of polylevolactic acid (PLLA) in the treatment of syndesmotic disruptions associated with ankle fractures and fracture-dislocations...
  61. ncbi [Approach to open treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus]
    R Seil
    Orthopadische Universitatsklinik, 66421 Homburg Saar
    Orthopade 30:47-52. 2001
    ..However, it is an invasive technique and the risk of secondary osteoarthritis after malleolar osteotomy still needs to be determined...
  62. ncbi The effect of a 4-week comprehensive rehabilitation program on postural control and lower extremity function in individuals with chronic ankle instability
    Sheri A Hale
    Shenandoah University, Division of Physical Therapy, Winchester, VA 22601, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 37:303-11. 2007
    ..Prospective, randomized controlled trial...
  63. doi Treatment of osteochondral defects of the talus
    C J A van Bergen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Rev Chir Orthop Reparatrice Appar Mot 94:398-408. 2008
    ..Osteochondral autograft transfer and autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI), with or without a cancellous bone graft, are recommended for secondary cases as well as large lesions...
  64. doi Neuromuscular control and ankle instability
    Gregory M Gutierrez
    Department of Physical Therapy, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University, New York, NY 10010, USA
    PM R 1:359-65. 2009
    ....
  65. ncbi Validation of the Ottawa Ankle Rules in children with ankle injuries
    A C Plint
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 6:1005-9. 1999
    The Ottawa Ankle Rules (OAR) have been found to be 100% sensitive in adult patients with ankle injuries, and application of the OAR has resulted in a 28% reduction in the number of x-rays ordered...
  66. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy and reproducibility in the interpretation of Ottawa ankle and foot rules by specialized emergency nurses
    Robert Jan Derksen
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, VU University Medical Centre, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Emerg Med 23:725-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy and reproducibility of SENs in assessing ankle sprains by applying the Ottawa Ankle Rules (OAR) and Ottawa Foot Rules (OFR)...
  67. ncbi [Healing time of foot and ankle fractures in patients with diabetes mellitus: literature review and report on own cases]
    U Boddenberg
    Diabetes Fussambulanz Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf
    Zentralbl Chir 129:453-9. 2004
    ..It is widely believed that diabetes mellitus affects fracture healing. This assumption is based on a single case report by Cozen (1972), and has never proved by scientific data ever since...
  68. doi Complications after ankle fracture in elderly patients
    Kenneth J Koval
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 28:1249-55. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to use the United States Medicare database to determine the complication rate for ankle fractures in elderly patients treated operatively and to compare it to fractures treated nonoperatively...
  69. doi Ankle injuries and fractures in the obese patient
    Sonia Chaudhry
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 42:45-53, vi. 2011
    Ankle fractures are a common orthopedic injury. Certain ankle injuries have been associated with patient demographics such as obesity and smoking. Obese patients are more prone to severe ankle injuries...
  70. ncbi [Diagnostic value of a clinical test for exclusion of fractures after acute ankle sprains. A prospective study for evaluating the "Ottowa Ankle Rules" in Germany]
    A Chandra
    Chirurgische Klinik, , ,
    Unfallchirurg 104:617-21. 2001
    ..We found that 15% less radiographs can be ordered applying the "OAR". The "OAR" have the ability to rule out significant fractures at the ankle and midfoot...
  71. ncbi Complications of syndesmotic screw removal
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery and Traumatology, Reinier de Graaf Groep, Delft, The Netherlands
    Foot Ankle Int 32:1040-4. 2011
    ..The aim of the current study was to determine the complications which occur following routine removal of the syndesmotic screw following operative treatment of unstable ankle fractures...
  72. doi Can patients apply the Ottawa ankle rules to themselves?
    J E J Blackham
    Academic Department of Emergency Care, Emergency Department, United Bristol Healthcare Trust, Bristol BS2 8HW, UK
    Emerg Med J 25:750-1. 2008
    ..To determine whether patients with an ankle injury obtained the same results as clinicians when applying the Ottawa ankle rules (a validated clinical decision rule) to themselves...
  73. ncbi Arthrogenic muscle inhibition in the leg muscles of subjects exhibiting functional ankle instability
    Eric D McVey
    University of Virginia, Department of Human Services, P O Box 400407, 210 Emmet Street South, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 26:1055-61. 2005
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine if arthrogenic muscle inhibition is present in the ankle joint musculature of patients exhibiting unilateral functional ankle instability...
  74. doi MR imaging of ankle impingement lesions
    James Linklater
    Castlereagh Sports Imaging, North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre, 286 Pacific Highway, Crows Nest, NSW 2065, Australia
    Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am 17:775-800, vii-viii. 2009
    ....
  75. pmc Comparison of diagnostic decision rules and structured data collection in assessment of acute ankle injury
    Afina S Glas
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    CMAJ 166:727-33. 2002
    Ankle decision rules help to determine which patients with ankle injuries should undergo radiography. However, these rules are limited by imperfect generalizability and sensitivity...
  76. ncbi Risk factors for fractures of the wrist, shoulder and ankle: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    R Q Ivers
    Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, Newtown, NSW, Australia
    Osteoporos Int 13:513-8. 2002
    ..3, 95% CI 0.1-0.8) and visual field loss (RR 2.8, 95% CI 1.2-6.6). These findings are in keeping with other studies, and suggest that different types of osteoporotic fracture have different, if overlapping, sets of risk factors...
  77. ncbi Fixation of syndesmotic ruptures in 38 patients with a malleolar fracture: a randomized study comparing a metallic and a bioabsorbable screw
    Juha Pekka Kaukonen
    Paijat Hame Central Hospital, Lahti, Finland
    J Orthop Trauma 19:392-5. 2005
    ..To compare the performance of a metallic and a biodegradable screw in the fixation of tibia-fibula syndesmotic ruptures...
  78. ncbi Passive stretching does not enhance outcomes in patients with plantarflexion contracture after cast immobilization for ankle fracture: a randomized controlled trial
    Anne M Moseley
    School of Physiotherapy, University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe NSW 1825, Sydney, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1118-26. 2005
    ..To compare the efficacy of short- and long-duration passive stretches with a control treatment for the management of plantarflexion contracture after cast immobilization for ankle fracture...
  79. ncbi Effects of three- or four-cortex syndesmotic fixation in ankle fractures
    Hasan Karapinar
    Orthopedics, State Hospital, Yesilyurt, Izmir, Turkey
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 97:457-9. 2007
    ..There is no study comparing how Weber type C ankle fractures treated with either three- or four-cortex syndesmotic fixation affects the structure of the syndesmosis...
  80. ncbi Foot and ankle injuries in dance
    Nancy J Kadel
    Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Box 356500, 1959 Northeast Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 17:813-26, vii. 2006
    ..This article reviews common foot and ankle problems seen in dancers and provides some basic diagnosis and treatment strategies...
  81. ncbi The distal tibiofibular syndesmosis during passive foot flexion. RSA-based study on intact, ligament injured and screw fixed cadaver specimens
    Laura Bragonzoni
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Centro di Ricerca Codivilla Putti, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 126:304-8. 2006
    ....
  82. ncbi Does position of syndesmotic screw affect functional and radiological outcome in ankle fractures?
    S Kukreti
    Department of Orthopaedics, Hull Royal Infirmary, Anlaby Road, Hull HU3 2JZ, UK
    Injury 36:1121-4. 2005
    ..The study suggests that the two groups do not differ significantly in terms of clinical and radiological outcomes...
  83. ncbi Syndesmosis fixation: analysis of shear stress via axial load on 3.5-mm and 4.5-mm quadricortical syndesmotic screws
    Matthew Hansen
    St John North Shores Hospital, 26755 Ballard Road, Harrison Township, MI 48045, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 45:65-9. 2006
    ..5-mm quadricortical syndesmotic screws (412.8 +/- 55 N, P = .033 and 511.2 +/- 64.4 N). These findings suggest that a larger diameter screw provides greater resistance to an applied shear stress at the distal syndesmosis...
  84. ncbi Management of severe open ankle injuries
    Umraz Khan
    Department of Musculoskeletal Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital, London, England, UK
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:578-89. 2007
    Functional outcome after reconstruction of open ankle injuries has not been well presented in the literature. The authors present the functional results of 24 patients who sustained complex ankle injuries.
  85. doi Proprioception and ankle injuries in soccer
    Emin Ergen
    Sports Medicine Department, Ankara University School of Medicine, Cebeci 06590, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Sports Med 27:195-217, x. 2008
    ..Enhancement of functional joint stability by proprioceptive (or neuromuscular) training is important both in prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries...
  86. ncbi Syndesmosis fixation: a comparison of three and four cortices of screw fixation without hardware removal
    Joel A Moore
    The Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Center of the Cascades, 2200 NE Neff Road, Suite 200, Bend, Oregon 97701, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 27:567-72. 2006
    ..5-mm fully threaded cortical screws through either three or four cortices would have similar strength and rate of mechanical failure and that retention of screws after fracture healing would not result in adverse clinical symptoms...
  87. ncbi Distal tibiofibular syndesmosis fixation: a cadaveric, simulated fracture stabilization study comparing bioabsorbable and metallic single screw fixation
    Stephen Cox
    LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 44:144-51. 2005
    ..5 degrees stainless steel; P = .199) were also nearly equivalent. It appears that the 5.0-mm diameter copolymer screw is biomechanically equivalent to the 5.0-mm diameter stainless steel screw for repair of syndesmosis disruption...
  88. doi Functional and radiographic results of patients with syndesmotic screw fixation: implications for screw removal
    Ajay Manjoo
    Orthopedic Surgery, Victoria Hospital, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 24:2-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine whether functional outcomes and radiographic results after ankle fracture are affected by the status of the syndesmosis screw...
  89. doi Functional outcomes after syndesmotic screw fixation and removal
    Anna N Miller
    Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:12-6. 2010
    ..Ankle fractures with a syndesmotic injury have historically been treated with syndesmotic screw fixation. We compared range of motion and functional outcomes' scores to assess patient benefit from syndesmotic screw and plate removal...
  90. ncbi Ankle fractures and syndesmosis injuries
    K C Donatto
    California Pacific Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, San Francisco 94118, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 32:79-90. 2001
    ....
  91. ncbi Ruptured tibio-fibular syndesmosis: comparison study of metallic to bioabsorbable fixation
    Ilkka P Sinisaari
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kuusankoski District Hospital, Sairaalamäki, Finland
    Foot Ankle Int 23:744-8. 2002
    ..There were no significant differences between the patient groups in any of the parameters measured. We conclude that the fixation of a syndesmotic rupture can be done with a bioabsorbable self-reinforced poly-L-lactide screw...
  92. doi Outcome after unstable ankle fracture: effect of syndesmotic stabilization
    Kenneth A Egol
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:7-11. 2010
    ....
  93. ncbi Total extrusion of the talus: a case report
    Carlo Montoli
    Orthopaedic and Traumatology Department, Ospedale di Circolo, Mario Boni Medicine School, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
    J Foot Ankle Surg 43:321-6. 2004
    ..In this case, without recovery of the talus, retrograde nailing afforded good stability by bypassing the bone defects...
  94. ncbi Bioabsorbable versus stainless steel screw fixation of the syndesmosis in pronation-lateral rotation ankle fractures: a prospective randomized trial
    D B Thordarson
    University of Southern California Department of Orthopaedics, Los Angeles, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 22:335-8. 2001
    ..No difference in range of motion or subjective complaints was noted in either group. Use of the PLA syndesmotic screw at short-term follow-up was well tolerated and avoided the need for subsequent screw removal...
  95. doi The influence of the number of cortices of screw purchase and ankle position in Weber C ankle fracture fixation
    Markku T Nousiainen
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 22:473-8. 2008
    ..This study sought to determine the effect of the number of cortices of screw purchase and ankle position on syndesmosis width and tibiotalar rotation in Weber C ankle fracture fixation...
  96. ncbi Total extrusion of the talus. A case report
    Mathieu Assal
    Service de chirurgie orthopedique et traumatologie de l appareil moteur, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, 24 rue Micheli du Cres, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:2726-31. 2004
  97. ncbi Do type B malleolar fractures need a positioning screw?
    D Heim
    Department of Surgery, District Hospital, CH 3714, Frutigen, Switzerland
    Injury 33:729-34. 2002
    ..Residual instability most often occurs after trimalleolar fractures with initial joint dislocation. Treatment with an additional positioning screw generally produced a satisfactory result...
  98. ncbi Soft tissue problems in ankle fractures treated surgically. A prospective study of 154 consecutive closed ankle fractures
    P Hoiness
    Oslo Orthopaedic University Clinic, Ullevaal Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Injury 34:928-31. 2003
    ....
  99. ncbi Ankle fracture syndesmosis fixation and management: the current practice of orthopedic surgeons
    Eric Bava
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 39:242-6. 2010
    ..5-mm screws engaging 4 cortices routinely removed in the operating room at 3 months. Number of screws used to fix the syndesmosis, either 1 or 2, was evenly split...
  100. ncbi Open total talar dislocation with extrusion (missing talus)
    Gordan Gulan
    Clinic for Orthopaedic Surgery Lovran, School of Medicine, Universitiy of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 33:669-72. 2009
    ....
  101. ncbi The effect of a proprioceptive balance board training program for the prevention of ankle sprains: a prospective controlled trial
    Evert Verhagen
    EMGO Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Sports Med 32:1385-93. 2004
    ..Ankle sprains are the most common injuries in a variety of sports...

Research Grants64

  1. BIOMECHANICS OF FOOT/ANKLE INJURIES USING 3D IMAGING
    Jayaram Udupa; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  2. A Case-Control Study of ACL Risk Factors
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. TRAINING IN ORTHOPAEDIC SCIENCE
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thus, one of our primary goals in developing this grant application is to do our part in improving, if not correcting, this problem. ..
  4. Biomarkers of Cartilage Metabolism and OA
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  5. A Case-Control Study of ACL Risk Factors
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  6. A Case-Control Study of ACL Risk Factors
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  7. PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF ANKLE INJURY RISK FACTORS
    Bruce Beynnon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. MRI for Early Detection of Osteoarthritis
    Garry E Gold; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research will develop advanced MRI methods that are sensitive to early osteoarthritic changes for improved clinical outcomes, drug development, and understanding of the disease process. ..
  9. Local Biomechanics of Median Nerve Insult in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    Thomas Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  10. PROPOSAL TO CREATE A CANADIAN COLLABORATIVE RCC
    Ian Stiell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This trial will compare prehospital mandatory Rapid Sequence Intubation followed by controlled ventilation to Standard Airway management in trauma patients with head injury and decreased level of consciousness. ..
  11. Neuro-Musculoskeletal Plasticity after SCI
    RICHARD SHIELDS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed method not only has excellent potential for efficacy, but is also likely to be economical and easily integrated into the daily lives of people with SCI. ..
  12. Rapid MRI for Evaluation of Osteoarthritis
    GARRY GOLD; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In this proposal we will integrate those components and validate them into a comprehensive thirty-minute knee MRI exam for osteoarthritis progression. ..
  13. Neuro-Musculoskeletal Plasticity after SCI
    Richard K Shields; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed method not only has excellent potential for efficacy, but is also likely to be economical and easily integrated into the daily lives of people with SCI. ..
  14. Mechanisms underlying mechanical properties of muscle-tendon units
    Susan V Brooks; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Clarifying mechanisms underlying changes with aging in the structure and function of muscle-tendon units will improve the likelihood of delaying the onset and progression of frailty. ..
  15. Wear Analysis of Intervertebral Total Disc Replacements
    Thomas Brown; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  16. Quantifying 3rd Body Challenge in Total Hip Arthroplasty
    THOMAS DUDLEY BROWN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It is important to find ways to minimize these 3rd body particles, and to develop implants that are more resistant to 3rd body damage. ..
  17. MRI T2 Mapping of Cartilage for Diagnosis of Early OA
    Timothy Mosher; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  18. BIOPHYSICAL DETERMINANTS OF DIABETIC FOOT ULCER HEALING
    Charles Saltzman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Three-dimensional rate of ulcer healing will be measured with stereophotography and computerized image analysis techniques. ..
  19. NONLINEAR COMPUTATIONAL BIOMECHANICS OF THE HIP
    Thomas Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This partnership proposes to bring together a critical mass of engineers and surgeons, to achieve clinically grounded advances in nonlinear numerical simulations of surgery of the hip. ..
  20. The Emu as a Model for Necrotic Femoral Head Collapse
    Thomas Brown; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..At the project's conclusion, we expect to have filled a longstanding need in the field of osteonecrosis research: an animal model suitable for systematic study of human-implementable interventions to forestall femoral head collapse. ..
  21. Mechanisms of Third Body Acceleration of THA Wear
    Thomas Brown; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. CCD detector
    Carol Muehleman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Additionally, the optimized facility will greatly enhance the productivity of each user group as a consequence of detector efficiency. ..
  23. OPTIMAL PREHOSPITAL CARE OF CHILDHOOD CARDIAC ARREST
    Ian Stiell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The PIs propose to conduct a large feasibility review in five urban areas and to conduct four study planning workshops. ..
  24. NOVEL X-RAY TECHNOLOGY FOR DEGENERATIVE JOINT DISEASE
    Carol Muehleman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Our long-term goal is to identify and localize initial phases of cartilage degeneration and follow their progression with the ultimate aim of monitoring disease progression and therapeutic interventions. ..