Foot and Ankle Clinics

Controversies and Trends in United Kingdom Bunion Surgery

April 6, 2016

Current practice and controversies in UK bunion surgery are discussed.

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Current Swiss Techniques in Management of Lisfranc Injuries of the Foot

April 5, 2016

The outcome after Lisfranc injuries correlates with anatomic and stable reduction. The best surgical treatment, particularly for the ligamentous Lisfranc injuries, remains controversial. Recent publications suggest that the ligamentous injuries may benefit from primary partial Lisfranc arthrodesis.

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Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Treatment of the Foot and Ankle

April 5, 2016

Foot and ankle abnormalities are common in Singapore because of the compulsory conscription, the slipper-wearing culture, and the promotion of healthy living through exercise. The rapidly aging population, lack of elite sportsmen, and social and cultural norms pose unique challenges to foot and ankle surgery

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The Use of Tibial Osteotomy (Ankle Plafondplasty) for Joint Preservation of Ankle Deformity and Early Arthritis

March 1, 2016

Asymmetric ankle osteoarthritis (OA) is an increasingly recognized condition. It is imperative to differentiate between extraarticular and intraarticular deformity and to address these appropriately

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Intra-articular Osteotomy for Correction of Malunions and Nonunions of the Tibial Pilon

March 1, 2016

Malunions of the tibial pilon lead to painful posttraumatic ankle arthritis and malposition of the hindfoot with severe functional disability. Most will need corrective ankle fusion as a salvage procedure

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Joint-sparing Corrections in Malunited Lisfranc Joint Injuries

March 1, 2016

Lisfranc fracture–dislocations are very serious and potentially disabling injuries.

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Corrective Osteotomies for Malunited Extra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures

March 1, 2016

The most effective way to treat calcaneal malunions is avoidance. With any articular fracture, progressive arthrosis and dysfunction are common.

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Treatment of Nonunions After Malleolar Fractures

March 1, 2016

Ankle fracture nonunion is a rare occurrence following closed or operative intervention. When it does occur, patients can experience debilitating symptoms that limit daily function. Malleolar nonunion can be caused by patient factors, such as smoking, malnutrition, or vascular insufficiency

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Corrective Osteotomies for Malunited Malleolar Fractures

March 1, 2016

Ankle fractures are common and may be treated nonoperatively or by reduction and internal fixation. Both treatments may lead to nonanatomic healing, called malunions.

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Joint-Preserving Osteotomies for Malunited Foot & Ankle Fractures

March 1, 2016

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