Chronic lateral ankle instability is one of the most common issues seen by foot and ankle surgeons. Surgical treatment involves reconstructing the lateral ligaments, and the modified Broström has long been the gold standard surgical treatment.
The modified Broström (MB) procedure has long been the mainstay for the treatment of chronic lateral
ankle instability (CLAI). Recently, suture tape (ST) has emerged as augmentation for this repair. The clinical benefit of such augmentation has yet to be fully established. The purpose of this study was to determine if ST augmentation provides an advantage over the traditional MB.
The Bio-Bio region owes its name to the Bio-Bio river, the widest in Chile, which marked the natural boundary between Spaniards and Mapuches in the country’s history. Its channel ends in the regional capital, Concepción. This is located approximately 800km south of Santiago and is the most important urban, economic and educational center in southern Chile.
In this article, we present a current and comprehensive review of osteolysis in TAA with
illustrative cases. We examine the basic science principles behind the etiology of osteolysis, discuss the workup of a patient with suspected osteolysis, and present a review of the evidence of various management strategies, including grafting of cysts, revision TAA, and arthrodesis.
The Villarrica region owes its name to the Villarrica volcano, one of the most active in South America and a must-see tourist attraction in the area. The region is approximately 900km south of Santiago and begins the river and lake area of southern Chile. Its capital is Temuco and throughout the region we can observe …