foot and ankle surgery

The extensor hallucis capsularis tendon

April 20, 2014

THE EXTENSOR HALLUCIS CAPSULARIS TENDON–A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF ITS OCCURRENCE AND FUNCTION T. Bayer, N. Kolodziejski, G.

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Total ankle replacement in patients with end-stage ankle osteoarthritis: Clinical results and kinetic gait analysis

April 19, 2014

Publication date: Available online 18 April 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Alejandro Roselló Añón , Ignacio Martinez Garrido , Juan Cervera Deval , Daniel Herrero Mediavilla , María Sánchez González , Vicente Vicent Carsi

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Biomechanical comparison of a lateral polyaxial locking plate with a posterolateral polyaxial locking plate applied to the distal fibula

April 15, 2014

Publication date: Available online 13 April 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Jakob Hallbauer , Kajetan Klos , Sascha Rausch , Andreas Gräfenstein , Felix Wipf , Claudia Beimel , Gunther Hofmann , Thomas Mückley Background Polyaxial locking plates are becoming popular for the fixation of distal fibula fractures.

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Effect of Variable Body Mass on Plantar Foot Pressure and Off-Loading Device Efficacy – Corrected Proof

April 14, 2014

Abstract: An increasing body of evidence has implicated obesity as having a negative effect on the development, treatment, and outcome of lower extremity pathologic entities, including diabetic foot disease. The objective of the present study was to increase the body of knowledge with respect to the effects of obesity on foot function. Specifically, we attempted to (1) describe the relationship between an increasing body mass index (BMI) on plantar foot pressures during gait, and (2) evaluate the efficacy of commonly prescribed off-loading devices with an increasing BMI

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Glomangiomatosis Concentrated in the Ankle with Varied Appearances: A Case Report – Corrected Proof

April 14, 2014

Abstract: Glomangiomatosis is an exceedingly rare condition. This report details a case of multiple glomangiomas concentrated in the ankle of a 59-year-old male. Despite identical histological findings, the lesions displayed varied clinical features at physical examination, at magnetic resonance imaging, and upon further examination after excision.

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Successful Salvage of Complicated Calcaneal Blastomycosis in Disseminated Disease with Staged Surgical Reconstruction and Local–Systemic Antifungal…

April 14, 2014

Abstract: Disseminated blastomycosis can be a devastating disease, affecting multiple organ systems, including the musculoskeletal system. Osteomyelitis from disseminated disease can be difficult to eradicate but is particularly important to successfully manage in the load-bearing bones of the lower extremity.

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Meet Patrick Agnew, DPM – today at 9 p.m. ET

April 8, 2014

Dr. Patrick Agnew will be the guest on today’s Meet the Masters audio-conference (at 9 p.m

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Arthroscopic Ankle Arthrodesis with Intra-articular Distraction – Corrected Proof

April 8, 2014

Abstract: Arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis has shown high rates of union comparable to those with open arthrodesis but with substantially less postoperative morbidity, shorter operative times, less blood loss, and shorter hospital stays. To easily perform arthroscopic resection of the articular cartilage, sufficient distraction of the joint is necessary to insert the arthroscope and instruments.

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Tibiocalcaneal Arthrodesis Using a Simple External Fixator – Corrected Proof

April 8, 2014

Abstract: Tibiocalcaneal arthrodesis has been a salvage option for conditions with extensive loss of the talar body. In conditions that preclude the use of internal fixation, external compression arthrodesis has been the preferred technique to achieve fusion about the hindfoot

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Trichophyton Rubrum Osteomyelitis after Calcaneus External Fixation Pin Stabilization of a Pilon Fracture – Corrected Proof

April 7, 2014

Abstract: Fungal organisms are an uncommon cause of osteomyelitis, and no dermatophyte osteomyelitis infections have been reported in published studies. We present the case of Trichophyton rubrum osteomyelitis of the calcaneus

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