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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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Ankle fusion for definitive management of non-reconstructable pilon fractures

Última actualización 24/09/08NULL Foot Ankle Int. 2008 Sep;29(9):914-8. Bozic V, Thordarson DB, Hertz J. BACKGROUND: Highly comminuted pilon fractures, especially with a compromised soft tissue envelope, present a challenging treatment scenario. This study presents our results for patients managed with ankle fusion rather than ORIF. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fourteen patients …

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The Management of Ankle Fractures in Patients with Diabetes

Última actualización 17/07/08NULL The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American). 2008;90:1570-1578. Dane K. Wukich, MD1 and Alex J. Kline, MD2 Patients with diabetes mellitus have higher complication rates following both open and closed management of ankle fractures. Diabetic patients with neuropathy or vasculopathy have higher complication rates than both …

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