Objective To investigate the effect of the treatment of ankle dislocation or ankle fracture with deltoid ligament by using suture anchors combined with traditional Chinese and western medicine rehabilitation. Methods Thirty one patients with ankle dislocation and ankle fracture and broken deltoid ligament were treated by using suture anchors combined with traditional Chinese and western medicine rehabilitation,All cases were followed up for 12～36 monthes. Results The patients healed well after internal fixation of ankle dislocation by using suture anchors.X-ray films showed that all patients achieved bony healing and no dislocation. The medial clear space of ankle joints showed before surgery was（4.91±1.24）, and（1.52±.48）after surgery,medial clear space was significantly decreased postoperatively compared with that before operation（P〈0.5）. All cases were healing up from 12 weeks to 16 weeks, According to the Baird-Jackson’s scoring system;the result was excellent in 28cases and good in 3 cases. Conclusion Treatment of ankle dislocation or ankle fracture with broken deltoid ligament by using suture anchors combined with traditional Chinese and western medicine rehabilitation is a better way.
Chinese Journal of Surgery of Integrated Traditional and Western Medicine