The 5-minute Tightrope: A guide to efficient placement of flexible Lisfranc fixation

Authors

  • Nevin Joseph, DPM Resident Physician - Foot and Ankle Surgery, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH
  • Zachary P. Hill, DPM Resident Physician - Foot and Ankle Surgery, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH
  • Robert W. Mendicino, DPM, FACFAS Residency Director, Foot and Ankle Surgery, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55067/jifaf.v2i12.68

Keywords:

Lisfranc, tightrope, suture button, flexible, open reduction internal fixation, dynamic fixation

Abstract

Ligamentous Lisfranc injuries can be a challenging pathology for foot and ankle surgeons to diagnose and treat. When surgical intervention is warranted, dynamic flexible fixation is a widely used option that continues to popularize. We present a technique guide that can increase efficiency, decrease operative time and decrease fixation malposition when using flexible fixation devices for ligamentous Lisfranc injuries.

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2023-12-01

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Joseph N, Hill Z, Mendicino R. The 5-minute Tightrope: A guide to efficient placement of flexible Lisfranc fixation. J Int Foot Ankle [Internet]. 2023 Dec. 1 [cited 2024 Feb. 23];2(12). Available from: https://internationalfootankle.org/journal/index.php/JIFAF/article/view/68