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Publication date: Available online 11 May 2020Source: Journal of OrthopaedicsAuthor(s): T. Cheung, A. Din, A. Zubairy
Source: Journal of Orthopaedics - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Over the past few months, medical student and resident training has been severely limited due to Covid-19. However, knowledge, coordination, dexterity, and experience may not have to suffer because of quarantine and social distancing restrictions. Os...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Exclusive Informatics Orthopedic Surgery Source Type: blogs
Revision surgery for failed total ankle replacement is a challenge to the revision surgeon. Deformity, presence of infection, segmental bone defects, patient comorbidities, and soft tissue compromise all are significant considerations when determining appropriate procedures. Revision total ankle replacement, explant and fusion with or without lengthening, use of a trabecular metal cage, placement of an antibiotic cement spacer, grafting, and amputation all are viable options to treat patients with failed ankle arthroplasty.
Source: Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery - Category: Podiatry Authors: Source Type: research
A malaligned ankle arthrodesis is a painful and complicated pathology. Deformities may be present in the frontal, sagittal, or transverse plane or a combination of planes. Thorough preoperative evaluation of the deformity and the patient as a whole is crucial to successful revision. Surgical site for revision should be based on center of rotation of angulation, when possible. Revision commonly is performed through opening wedge osteotomy. Closing wedge and focal dome osteotomies, however, are excellent options. Revision also may be performed through external fixation or total ankle replacement. Although the literature is n...
Source: Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery - Category: Podiatry Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionThe study demonstrates a huge interindividual variability in PTS and MPTA as well as significant intraindividual differences in MPTS and LPTS. Therefore, the question arises, whether the use of standard techniques, including fixed PTSs and MPTAs, is sufficient to address every single patient ’s individual anatomy.Level of evidenceIII.
Source: Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
ConclusionEven if significant differences were found based on subgroup analysis (gender, ethnicity or phenotype), this study demonstrated that neutral alignment is the main morphological pattern in the healthy middle-aged population. This neutrality is the result from tibia vara compensated by an ipsilateral femoral valgus.Level of clinical evidenceIII, retrospective cohort study.
Source: Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeLimb length discrepancy (LLD) has been related to inferior outcomes after total hip arthroplasty (THA), but few studies have dealt with the LLD in primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The aims of the study were to examine the incidence of LLD after TKA and how it can influence in the outcomes scores.MethodsWe analysed preoperative, postoperative and changes in LLD in 460 patients who underwent a unilateral primary TKA. The measurements were done on digital full leg radiographs preoperatively and 6  months after surgery. The hip–knee–ankle (HKA) angle was also measured on these radiographs....
Source: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeChronic anterior ankle pain is a recognized and straightforward characteristic of anterior impingement syndrome. This retrospective study aims to evaluate outcomes, clinical and radiological results in patients affected by anterior ankle impingement, in a context of early osteoarthritis, and treated with mini-open anterior ankle arthrolysis, in the perspective to delay or avoid other demolitive surgical options, such as total ankle replacement and joint fusion.MethodsIn total, 49 patients (50 feet, mean age 45  years) undergone mini-open anterior ankle arthrolysis for anterior impingement, fulfilled inc...
Source: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeTo study the anatomical features of the ankle joint in Chinese northeast healthy adults and provide accurate data for the design of the total ankle arthroplasty (TAA) prosthesis.MethodsComputer tomography (CT) images from 156 healthy subjects, 86 males and 70 females, were collected and reconstructed through  Mimics software. The 3D morphology of the distal tibia/fibula section and the whole talar was analyzed by measuring 28 parameters including maximal tibial thickness (MTiTh), anterior–posterior inclination angle, trochlea tali width (TaW), distal tibial width (TiW) and trochlea tali arc chode ...
Source: Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy - Category: Anatomy Source Type: research
We describe a technique of autograft har vest from the ipsilateral calcaneus. We present a retrospective case series of clinical and radiographic outcomes of distraction arthrodesis with bicortical calcaneal autograft in patients with failed procedures of the first MTPJ.
Source: Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Source Type: research
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