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Deltoid Ligament Injuries in Athletes: Techniques of Repair and Reconstruction

Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine (Impact Factor: 0.18). 03/2010; 18(1):11-17. DOI: 10.1053/j.otsm.2009.10.001

ABSTRACT Deltoid ligament injuries are a source of valgus and rotational ankle instability and often occur as a result of athletic injury. The anatomy of the medial ankle ligament complex is reviewed and pertinent radiological findings are emphasized. The clinical evaluation of athletes with medial ankle instability as well as methods of repair and reconstruction of the deltoid ligament complex in those patients requiring surgical care are described.

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