Tobillo y Pie

Posterior Malleolus Fracture

Última actualización 19/02/13Todd A. Irwin, Abstract Posterior malleolus fractures are a common component of ankle fractures. The morphology is variable; these fractures range from small posterolateral avulsion injuries to large displaced fracture fragments. The integrity of the posterior malleolus and its ligamentous attachment is important for tibiotalar load transfer, posterior …

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Foot and Ankle Infections: Diagnosis and Management

Última actualización 30/11/12J Am Acad Orthop Surg November 2012 ; 20 Oke A. Anakwenze Abstract Infections of the foot are a common source of morbidity, disability, and potential limb loss. A large proportion of lower extremity infections occurs in the setting of diabetic neuropathy, with or without circulatory compromise, and …

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Management of Calcaneal Tuberosity Fractures

Última actualización 28/05/12Rahul Banerjee J Am Acad Orthop Surg April 2012 Abstract Fractures of the calcaneal tuberosity are relatively uncommon and are seen most frequently in elderly and diabetic patients. These injuries are typically avulsion fractures caused by concentric contraction of the gastrocnemius-soleus muscle complex. Displacement of these fractures can …

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Management of Aseptic Tibial Nonunion

Última actualización 3/10/11NULL David J. Hak. J Am Acad Orthop Surg September 2011 ; 19: Abstract Tibial nonunion remains a significant clinical challenge despite advances in surgical management. New techniques to help manage tibial nonunion include extracorporeal shock wave therapy and percutaneous application of bone marrow aspirate. Management strategies vary …

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Management of Calcaneal Malunion

Última actualización 9/03/11Rahul Banerjee, MD, Charles Saltzman, MD, Robert B. Anderson, MD and Florian Nickisch, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 19, No 1, January 2011, The potential for disabling malunion following calcaneal fracture is high, regardless whether a patient is treated nonsurgically or surgically. Fracture displacement typically results …

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Treatment of Lisfranc Joint Injury: Current Concepts

Última actualización 19/01/11Troy S. Watson, MD, Paul S. Shurnas, MD and Jacques Denker J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 12, December 2010 Injuries to the tarsometatarsal joint complex, also known as the Lisfranc joint, are relatively uncommon. However, the importance of an accurate diagnosis cannot be overstated. These …

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Metatarsalgia

Última actualización 30/08/10NULL Norman Espinosa, MD, James W. Brodsky, MD and Ernesto Maceira, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 8, August 2010 Metatarsalgia (ie, metatarsal pain) is one of the most common reports in patients with foot problems. This pain is confined to the area across the …

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Midfoot Arthritis

Última actualización 22/07/10NULL Amar Patel, MD, Smita Rao, PT, PhD, Deborah Nawoczenski, PT, PhD, Adolf S. Flemister, MD, Benedict DiGiovanni, MD and Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, MPH J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2010 18: Midfoot arthritis is a common cause of significant pain and disability. Although the medial tarsometatarsal (TMT) …

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Evolving Techniques in Foot and Ankle Amputation

Última actualización 28/04/10J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 4, April 2010 Vincent Y. Ng, MD and Gregory C. Berlet, MD Multiple clinical pathways lead to lower extremity amputation, including trauma, dysvascular disease, congenital defects, and malignancy. However, the principles of successful amputation—careful preoperative planning, coordination of a multidisciplinary …

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