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Extended Indications for Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy

Última actualización 6/03/14Andrew R. Hsu, J Am Acad Orthop Surg January 2014 vol. 22 no. 1 Abstract Advances in foot and ankle arthroscopy have allowed surgeons to diagnose and treat a broadening array of disorders that were previously limited to open procedures. Arthroscopy of the posterior ankle, subtalar joint, and …

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The Adult Paralytic Foot

Última actualización 21/06/13Sean A. Matuszak, MD, Abstract The adult paralytic foot is a common clinical entity. It has numerous neurologic, systemic, and traumatic causes that result in muscle imbalance and foot deformity. A thorough physical examination and diagnostic work-up, as well as an understanding of the relevant functional anatomy, are …

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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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