Review Article| Volume 56, ISSUE 5, P1076-1080, September 2017

Intermediate- to Long-Term Longevity and Incidence of Revision of the Modified Broström-Gould Procedure for Lateral Ankle Ligament Repair: A Systematic Review


      The Broström-Gould procedure is an effective procedure for chronic lateral ankle instability. However, long-term studies are limited, and the durability of this procedure remains unclear. A systematic review of the published data was undertaken to determine the outcomes and incidence of revision after long-term follow-up. Eleven studies involving 669 Broström-Gould procedures met the inclusion criteria. The revision rate was 1.2% at a weighted mean follow-up period of 8.4 years. Our systematic review of the available data revealed that the Broström-Gould procedure results in low revision rates for chronic lateral ankle instability. However, additional prospective comparative analyses are needed regarding this topic.

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