Summary of "Lapidus arthrodesis."
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Fellowship Co-director, Advanced Foot and Ankle Surgery Fellowship, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center, Westerville, Ohio.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22035618
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2011.09.014
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
The surgical fixation of a joint by a procedure designed to accomplish fusion of the joint surfaces by promoting the proliferation of bone cells. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Lapidus arthrodesis (first metatarsal cuneiform arthrodesis) has become an accepted procedure for hallux abducto valgus. Several variations of fixation have been described. Earlier weightbearing posto...
First metatarsocuneiform arthrodesis (Lapidus procedure) can provide powerful correction of mild to moderate hypermobile or severe hallux valgus, although a period of non-weight bearing may be necessa...
As first metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis is generally considered to be a successful procedure for the treatment of hallux rigidus, many surgeons question the usefulness of total joint replacemen...
Abstract Arthrodesis of the thumb metacarpophalangeal (MP) joint exhibits good results in rheumatoid patients but is controversial in post-traumatic conditions. This study evaluated the subjective out...
Tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis is a technically demanding procedure that can be associated with a high number of complications, including nonunion. Bone grafting is commonly used in arthrodesis proced...
The aim of this observational study is to collect and evaluate the current clinical experience gained from the Hindfoot Arthrodesis Nail (HAN) for ankle and hindfoot fusions.
The purpose of this study is to see if the clinical outcome success rate of Total Ankle Arthroplasty is similar to that of Ankle Arthrodesis over a period of 10 years. This will include...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the S.T.A.R. device, as compared to patients undergoing ankle arthrodesis. The specific objectives are to show that S.T...
Until now, arthrodesis (intervertebral fusion) is the formal treatment for the lumbar and cervical degenerative disc disease : arthrodesis has been the standard surgical treatment for the...
The purpose of this trial is to follow-up on patients who underwent different types of wrist surgery: 4-row arthrodesis or proximal row carpectomy.