foot and ankle surgery

Complications of tibio-talar-calcaneal fusion using intramedullary nails

July 23, 2014

Publication date: Available online 23 July 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): P.

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Bilateral Anterior Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Variant Secondary to Extensor Hallucis Brevis Muscle Hypertrophy in a Ballet Dancer: A Case Report

July 23, 2014

Publication date: Available online 23 July 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Chamnanni Rungprai , Phinit Phisitkul , Joshua N. Tennant We present a case of bilateral anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome secondary EHB hypertrophy in a dancer, with successful treatment with bilateral EHB muscle excisions for decompression. The bilateral presentation of this case with the treatment of EHB muscle excision is the first of its type reported in the literature

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Balancing the Risk of Complications in Foot and Ankle Surgical Patients Taking Antithrombotic Medication

July 22, 2014

This review intends to provide guidance regarding perioperative management of anticoagulation and antiplatelet drug therapy as they relate to foot and ankle surgery. Venous and arterial thromboembolism are conditions in which the blood clots inappropriately, causing considerable morbidity and mortality. With an increase in awareness of thromboembolic risk factors and expansion of therapeutic options, more patients are routinely taking antithrombotic medication

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Pigmented Onychomatricoma: A Rare Pigmented Nail Unit Tumor Presenting as Longitudinal Melanonychia That Has Potential for Misdiagnosis as Melanoma

July 21, 2014

Continue Reading: Pigmented Onychomatricoma: A Rare Pigmented Nail Unit Tumor Presenting as Longitudinal Melanonychia That Has Potential for Misdiagnosis as Melanoma

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In-office Distal Symes Lesser Toe Amputation—A Safe, Reliable, and Cost-effective Treatment of Diabetes-related Tip of Toe Ulcers Complicated by…

July 21, 2014

Read More: In-office Distal Symes Lesser Toe Amputation—A Safe, Reliable, and Cost-effective Treatment of Diabetes-related Tip of Toe Ulcers Complicated by…

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A novel modification of the Stainsby Procedure: Surgical technique and clinical outcome

July 15, 2014

Publication date: Available online 15 July 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): E.

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A Modified Technique for Fixation of Chronic Instability of the Distal Tibiofibular Syndesmosis Using a Wire and Button – Corrected Proof

July 14, 2014

Abstract: Distal tibiofibular syndesmosis injury accounts for 1% to 11% of soft tissue injuries of the ankle. Some acute syndesmotic injuries will fail to heal effectively owing to inadequate treatment or misdiagnosis, eventually resulting in chronic instability, which can destroy the stability of the ankle joint. Various surgical techniques have been described for fixation of the syndesmosis

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Valgus toe deformity of fourth proximal phalanx due to osteochondroma treated with closing wedge osteotomy

July 12, 2014

Publication date: Available online 12 July 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Toshinori Kurashige , Seiichi Suzuki Osteochondroma is the most common benign tumor of all benign and primary bone tumors. It rarely occurs in the proximal phalanx of the lesser toe

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Outcome after Operative Fusion of the Tarsal Joints: A Systematic Review – Corrected Proof

July 11, 2014

Abstract: Arthrodesis of 1 or more joints of the hindfoot is performed to treat severe functional impairment due to pain, deformity, and/or instability.

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Endoscopic curettage and bone grafting of the enchondroma of the proximal phalanx of the great toe

July 9, 2014

Publication date: Available online 28 June 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): T.H. Lui Enchondromas are the most commonly found benign tumors of the small bones of the foot, mainly involve the phalanges and metatarsals

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