A screw finally worth writing about

Nice to see a good RCT that actually addresses an issue that I care about. The image is CC by AraĆ­ Moleri Riva-Zucchelli,

I finally found something exciting to write about, the suture button/tightrope. I must admit that I’ve been “suture button curious” for a while now and seeing Andersen et al’s exciting RCT with almost 100 patients was truly interesting. The suture button outperformed the 4-cortical syndesmotic screws in all measurements, both patient reported and radiographic. The study is simply almost too good to be true. Continue reading