foot and ankle surgery

A High-Grade Chondrosarcoma of Calcaneum Mimicking as a Benign Pathology: Delayed Diagnosis and Management

February 10, 2016

This case is presented to highlight a rare case of chondrosarcoma of calcaneum in a young adult mimicking as a benign pathology and to highlight the diagnosis and early management of such cases to prevent complications and even death. Chondrosarcoma constitutes less than 10% of all primary malignancies of bone and occurs mostly in proximal locations such as pelvis, proximal femur, and proximal humerus.

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Anatomic Repair of Plantar Plate With Flexor Tendon Sheath Reinforcement: Case Series

February 8, 2016

Plantar plate pathology has gained considerable attention in recent time, and with this increased awareness multiple treatments have been proposed. There have been no comparison studies between these treatments. The authors feel a direct approach for anatomic repair allows for plantar plate repair and tightening to desired tension, without any plantar prominences or potentially irritating hardware

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Technique Tip: Novel Use of a Targeting Drill Guide for Syndesmotic Screw Placement

February 8, 2016

Ankle fractures are among the most common traumatic injuries encountered by orthopaedic surgeons, but obtaining anatomic syndesmosis fixation can be difficult. Previous authors have described the centroidal axis of the syndesmosis. Our group has developed a novel technique of aligning the tibia and fibula along their anatomic centroidal axis using a targeting guide, which has showed good results in 1 patient at 1-year follow-up

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Lunge ankle dorsiflexion measurement device

February 8, 2016

A NOVEL TOOL FOR MEASURING ANKLE DORSIFLEXION: A STUDY OF ITS RELIABILITY IN PATIENTS FOLLOWING ANKLE FRACTURES Peter Larsen, Henrik B. Nielsen, Christoffer Lund, Daniel S.

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Letter to the editor on “Periprosthetic osteolysis after AES total ankle replacement: Conventional radiography versus CT scan”

February 7, 2016

Publication date: Available online 6 February 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Helka Koivu, Ia Kohonen

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Poncet’s disease (Tubercular Rheumatism) with primary involvement of the foot–A Case Report

February 7, 2016

Publication date: Available online 6 February 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Saif Sait, Mohd. Mubashir, Rahij Anwar, Nissa Khan

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Conversion of Ankle Autofusion to Total Ankle Replacement Using the Salto XT Revision Prosthesis

February 5, 2016

Publication date: Available online 4 February 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Emilie R.C. Williamson, Constantine A

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