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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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Commonly Missed Peritalar Injuries

Última actualización 18/01/10NULL Joseph X. Kou, MD and Paul T. Fortin, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 17, No 12, December 2009, Because of the effect on hindfoot kinematics, missed or delayed diagnosis of peritalar injuries often results in impairment. The seemingly innocuous nature of these injuries, subtle radiographic …

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Peroneal Tendon Injuries

Última actualización 18/05/09Terrence M. Philbin, DO, Geoffrey S. Landis, DO and Bret Smith, DO J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 17, No 5, May 2009 Peroneal tendon injuries are underdiagnosed and should be considered in every patient who presents with chronic lateral ankle pain. Ankle sprains are common, and up …

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Distal Fibula Malunions

Última actualización 27/04/09Alice Chu, MD and Lon Weiner, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 17, No 4, April 2009, Anatomic reduction and fixation of unstable ankle fractures is necessary to prevent posttraumatic arthritis. Malunion of the distal fibula in unstable ankle fractures may lead to progressive talar instability. Ankle …

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Management of Acute and Chronic Ankle Instability

Última actualización 29/10/08Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons October 2008, Volume 16, Issue 10 Nicola Maffulli, MD, MS, PhD, FRCS and Nicholas A. Ferran, MBBS, MRCSEd Acute lateral ankle ligament injuries are common. If left untreated, they can result in chronic instability. Nonsurgical measures, including functional rehabilitation, are …

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New Concepts in the Surgical Management of Ankle Fractures

Última actualización 23/10/08ORTHOPEDICS 2008; 31:868 Eddie Y. Lo, MD; Mark A. Lee, MD Newer studies on surgical management of ankle fractures have given us a greater appreciation of the spectrum of stability for multiple patterns of injury, and newer fixation approaches and techniques may allow us to optimize fixation. Ankle …

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