Journal of Korean Foot and Ankle Society

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Fig. 1. Clinical images of the right ankle during surgical procedure (left-proximal, right-distal). (A) After oblique longitudinal incision, the proximal band of the anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL) (arrow) was sharply released. (B) Stem ligament of the inferior extensor retinaculum (IER) (arrow) was checked. (C) At just off the articular cartilage margin, ATFL insertion site on the lateral wall of the talus was drilled first. (D) After passing the suture tape between capsule and sural fascia (dotted arrow), another drilling and tapping were performed about 10 mm from the tip of the fibula. Arrow indicates fiber-wire thread connected to the talar side SwiveLock screw. (E) The stem of IER was sutured using fiber-wire thread connected to the talus.
J Korean Foot Ankle Soc 2022;26:171-6
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