Arthrodesis of the ankle joint in septic osteoarthritis: six years long term outcomes in authors' personal experience.

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Summary of "Arthrodesis of the ankle joint in septic osteoarthritis: six years long term outcomes in authors' personal experience."

Our goal was to evaluate the long-term clinical outcome of ankle arthrodesis, obtained by an extramedullary internal fixation with or without bone-grafting in the treatment of ankle' septic arthritis.


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Name: European review for medical and pharmacological sciences
ISSN: 2284-0729
Pages: 139-144


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The articulations extending from the ANKLE distally to the TOES. These include the ANKLE JOINT; TARSAL JOINTS; METATARSOPHALANGEAL JOINT; and TOE JOINT.

Harm or hurt to the ankle or ankle joint usually inflicted by an external source.

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)

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