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The most common cause of end-stage ankle arthritis is trauma. Post traumatic ankle arthritis is accepted as the most common cause of ankle arthritis,with reports ranging from 70% to 80% of all ankle arthritis. Factors contributing to the development of posttraumatic ankle arthritis are the initial cartilage damage, malreduction ,nonunion, infections, and instability. In a retrospective study,found that 55% of patients with posttraumatic ankle arthritis presented with a varus malalignment, whereas 8% had valgus malalignment 1. Nonoperative treatments, including orthotics, wedges, shoe modifications,anti-inflammatory medications, and activity modification,are usually not successful. Although the gold standard treatment for ankle arthrosis remains ankle arthrodesis, the significant loss of motion in the ankle is limiting and may lead to the development of arthritis in adjacent joints in the hind foot and forefoot . Total ankle replacements (TAR) used only in older, low-demand patients with neutral alignment and intact stabilizing ligaments. Ankle arthroscopy is indicated in acute, recurring-acute, and chronic ankle pain to detect the possible presence of anterior ankle impingement (bony or soft tissue), syndesmotic injury, osteochondral defects and loose bodies . Supramalleolar osteotomy have been used for varus and valgus as well as sagittal and rotational deformities .Fibular osteotomy, Calcaneal slide osteotomy and osteotomies of the medial arch can be also used as joint preserving procedure. Our study is designed for evaluation of the effect of joint preserving procedures in young patient with asymmetrical ankle arthritis.
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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 ...
This study will evaluate the long term performance and safety data for the Cadence™ Total Ankle System (CTAS) when used for primary arthroplasty in patients with primary arthritis (e.g. ...
To compare the outcomes of patients who undergo three different types of surgeries for ankle fusion and reconstruction.
This retrospective and prospective study intends to evaluate the epidemiology and effectiveness of ankle joint surgery in patients operated from January 2011 to March 2026, evaluating the ...
Over the last decades, total ankle replacement (TAR) emerged as a reliable treatment option in end-stage ankle osteoarthritis (OA) while preserving motion and physiological load. The Caden...
End-stage ankle arthritis is a disabling condition that has a similar effect on morbidity, pain, and loss of function to hip arthritis. We compared clinical outcomes of total ankle replacement (TAR) i...
Considerations in the Surgical Management of End-Stage Ankle Arthritis: Commentary on an article by Andrea N. Veljkovic, BComm, MPH, MD, FRCSC, et al.: "Outcomes of Total Ankle Replacement, Arthroscopic Ankle Arthrodesis, and Open Ankle Arthrodesis for Isolated Non-Deformed End-Stage Ankle Arthritis".
There is a paucity of data regarding total ankle arthroplasty (TAA) in patients with prior infection involving the ankle, whether it be septic arthritis, osteomyelitis, or infection of the surrounding...
We present the case of a 31-year-old male with debilitating post-traumatic arthritis of the ankle secondary to osteonecrosis of the tibial plafond. He was treated with a custom-cut tibial osteochondra...
The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical and radiological outcomes (in mid-term) after "shortening" scarf osteotomy of the fifth metatarsal for the treatment of bunionette deformity.
Transverse sectioning and repositioning of the maxilla. There are three types: Le Fort I osteotomy for maxillary advancement or the treatment of maxillary fractures; Le Fort II osteotomy for the treatment of maxillary fractures; Le Fort III osteotomy for the treatment of maxillary fractures with fracture of one or more facial bones. Le Fort III is often used also to correct craniofacial dysostosis and related facial abnormalities. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p1203 & p662)
Intraoral OSTEOTOMY of the lower jaw usually performed in order to correct MALOCCLUSION.
Harm or hurt to the ankle or ankle joint usually inflicted by an external source.
Arthritis in children, with onset before 16 years of age. The terms juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) refer to classification systems for chronic arthritis in children. Only one subtype of juvenile arthritis (polyarticular-onset, rheumatoid factor-positive) clinically resembles adult rheumatoid arthritis and is considered its childhood equivalent.
Replacement of the ANKLE JOINT.
Arthritis Fibromyalgia Gout Lupus Rheumatic Rheumatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of disease involving joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments and associated structures (Oxford Medical Diction...
Arthritis is by definition the inflammation of one or more joints, characterized by swelling, pain, warmth, redness and diminished range of joint movement (Oxford Medical Dictionary). There are many different types; Noninflammatory; Osteoarthritis, N...
According to the National Arthritis Data Workgroup, an estimated 6 million people in the United States report having experienced gout at some point in their lives. In fact, gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis in men over the age of 40....