Arthroscopy is becoming an essential tool for the treatment of chronic lateral ankle instability. It allows the surgeon to determine which ligaments are injured and choose the most appropriate surgical repair technique, and also to assess and treat any associated injuries. Several arthroscopic techniques for lateral ankle ligament repair have recently been developed. As a consequence, it may be possible to carry out complete lateral ligament reconstruction with an all-arthroscopic procedure. Such an arthroscopic lateral ankle ligament reconstruction technique is described in this article.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
Keywords : Ankle instability, Sprain, Arthroscopy, Ligament reconstruction