This is a study looking at incidence and risk factors for poor ankle functional recovery, and the development and progression of post-traumatic ankle osteoarthritis after significant ankle ligament injury.
Longitudinal prospective cohort questionnaire study
Patients of 18 yrs and older, with isolated ankle injuries, who meet the Ottawa Ankle Rules positive (OAR+) criteria (Buffalo modification), but are negative for a significant ankle fracture on subsequent x-ray, will be included in the study.
Honorary Professor of Emergency Medicine & Clinical Director of the Emergency Department
TARGET CTCA is a joint venture between EMERGE and the cardiology research team aiming to recruit patients with suspected ACS across NHS Lothian and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. The study aims to recruit 2270 participants. For further information, please contact the EMERGE team.