foot and ankle surgery

The functional outcome and quality of life after treatment of isolated medial malleolar fractures

June 29, 2016

Publication date: Available online 27 June 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Hanhisuanto Sini, Kortekangas Tero, Pakarinen Harri, Flinkkilä Tapio, Leskelä Hannu-Ville Background The optimal treatment of isolated medial malleolar fractures is widely debated. The aim of this study is to analyze the different treatment methods. Methods The study included 137 patients with an isolated medial malleolar fracture treated at our hospital between 2000 and 2010.

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Corrigendum to ‘Intramedullary fixation in severe Charcot osteo-neuroarthropathy with foot deformity results in adequate correction without loss of…

June 29, 2016

Publication date: Available online 22 June 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Martinus Richter, Thomas Mittlmeier, Stefan Rammelt, Per-Henrik Agren, Sarah Hahn, Anica Eschler

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Percutaneous Pediatric Foot and Ankle Surgery

June 29, 2016

The techniques for performing percutaneous osteotomies in treating deformities of the foot in children are presented along with a detailed description of the operative details. The author’s use of minimal-access surgery for tibial, os calcis, and midfoot osteotomies is described using a cooled side-cutting burr that has not previously been described for use in the child’s foot. The cancellous nature of the bones in the child are easily cut with the burr and the adjacent soft tissues are not damaged

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Combined Innovative Portal Arthroscopy and Fluoroscopy-Assisted Reduction and Fixation in Subtle Injury of the Lisfranc Joint Complex: Analysis of 10…

June 21, 2016

Subtle injuries of the Lisfranc joint complex are uncommon and difficult to diagnose clinically and thus are easily missed even by experienced orthopedic doctors. Misdiagnosed injuries can lead to chronic disability until eventual fusion surgery. We describe 10 cases diagnosed with subtle injury of the Lisfranc joint that were treated with combined innovative portal arthroscopy and fluoroscopy-assisted reduction and percutaneous screw fixation in an interfragmentary fashion

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Comparison of Semi-Invasive “Internal Splinting” and Open Suturing Techniques in Achilles Tendon Rupture Surgery

June 20, 2016

The goal of the present study was to evaluate the semi-invasive “internal splinting” (SIIS) method for repair of Achilles tendon rupture relative to open repair with Krakow sutures. Efficacy was evaluated based on the clinical and functional outcomes, postoperative magnetic resonance imaging measurements, isokinetic results, and surgical complication rates. Functional measurements included the Thermann and American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) ankle scores, bilateral ankle dorsiflexion, and plantar flexion measurements.

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Association Between Hemoglobin A1c and Surgical Morbidity in Elective Foot and Ankle Surgery

June 20, 2016

The current guidelines for the management of diabetes in adults have recommended strict glycemic control, with a target hemoglobin A1c of 7.0%. Increasing evidence has shown that strict glycemic control decreases the risk of developing the organ system complications associated with diabetes. Elevated hemoglobin A1c levels have been theorized as a risk factor for complications after elective foot and ankle surgery

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Atypical Chronic Ankle Instability in a Pediatric Population Secondary to Distal Fibula Avulsion Fracture Nonunion

June 14, 2016

Chronic ankle instability is a disabling condition, often occurring as a result of traumatic ankle injury.

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Fracture of the os trigonum: A report of two cases and review of the literature

June 11, 2016

Publication date: Available online 11 June 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Yet Yen Yan, Kinjal Vidyut Mehta, Tien Jin Tan We report two cases of acute fractures of the os trigonum.

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Contents page for Foot International 2016 Congress

June 9, 2016

Publication date: June 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 22, Issue 2, Supplement 1

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Posterior tibial tendinopathy: Correlation between MMP 1 and 8 polymorphism and changes in composition

June 9, 2016

Publication date: June 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 22, Issue 2, Supplement 1 Author(s): A.L.

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