foot and ankle surgery

“Foot and Ankle Surgery” is awarded its first impact factor

July 24, 2016

Publication date: Available online 22 July 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Michael M. Stephens

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Influence of the tibialis posterior muscle actuation on the foot anatomy under axial loading; a CT human cadaveric model study

July 22, 2016

Publication date: Available online 20 July 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): K. Dullaert, J.E. Hagen, P.

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Does Thromboprophylaxis reduce symptomatic venous thromboembolism in patients with below knee cast treatment for foot and ankle trauma? A Systematic…

July 20, 2016

Publication date: Available online 18 July 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Ben A. Hickey, Ultan Watson, Andrew Cleves, Raza Alikhan, Neil Pugh, Len Nokes, Anthony Perera Background Our aim was to determine the evidence for thromboprophylaxis for prevention of symptomatic venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults with foot or ankle trauma treated with below knee cast or splint. Our secondary aim was to report major bleeding events

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Comparison of Outcomes of Osteosynthesis in Type II Accessory Navicular by Variable Fixation Methods

July 20, 2016

Publication date: Available online 18 July 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Ho-Seong Jang, Kwang-Hee Park, Hyun-Woo Park Introduction To compare the outcomes of fixation methods for osteosynthesis of a type II symptomatic accessory navicular between screw and tension band wiring. Methods Forty-four patients (mean age, 29.2 years; range, 13 to 54 years; 21 males and 23 females) who had undergone operative treatment after failed conservative treatment were chosen for the study between 2007 and 2014.

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Screwless Scarf osteotomy for hallux valgus: evaluation of radiologic correction

July 20, 2016

Publication date: Available online 18 July 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Dries Van Doninck, Thomas Verschueren, Giovanni A. Matricali, Nick Van Opstal, Lennart Scheys, Geoffroy Vandeputte Background The scarf osteotomy is a standard procedure to correct hallux valgus. Recent modifications in the technique allow for important translations of the bone fragments without the need for screw fixation

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An uncommon case of irreducible ankle fracture-dislocation: the “bosworth-like” tibio-fibular fracture

July 18, 2016

Publication date: Available online 16 July 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Michele Cappuccio, Danilo Leonetti, Berardo Di Matteo, Domenico Tigani An irreducible ankle-fracture dislocation characterized by the dislocation of the proximal fragment of the fibula posteriorly to the tibial tubercle is defined as “Bosworth injury”. In the present report it is described, for the first time in literature, a complex case where the Bosworth injury was associated to a tibial plafond fracture: the proximal fibular fragment was entrapped between the tibial pilon and the fractured posterior tibial tubercle, which acted as a clamp, thus avoiding ankle reduction.

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Interpreting outcome following foot surgery in people with rheumatoid arthritis

July 8, 2016

Foot surgery is common in RA but the current lack of understanding of how patients interpret outcomes inhibits evaluation of procedures in clinical and research settings.

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Revision Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis With a Pseudoelastic Intramedullary Nail: A Case Study

July 7, 2016

Hindfoot (tibiotalocalcaneal or TTC) arthrodesis is commonly used to treat concomitant arthritis of the ankle and subtalar joints. Simultaneous fusion of both joints can be difficult to achieve especially in patients with impaired healing due to smoking, diabetes mellitus, or Charcot neuroarthropathy. Conventional intramedullary fixation devices allow for compression to be applied at the time of surgery, but this compression can be lost due to bone resorption or settling, leading to impaired healing

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Intraoperative Ultrasound Guidance for the Removal of Nonmetallic Foreign Body from the Foot: Case Report

July 4, 2016

Ultrasound has become an increasingly valuable diagnostic tool throughout all areas of medicine. The role of diagnostic ultrasonography has an evolving role in orthopaedic surgery and particularly in the field of foot and ankle.

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Idiopathic Toe Walking: Family Predisposition and Gender Distribution

July 1, 2016

Current literature is inconsistent concerning the causes and the frequency of idiopathic toe walking (ITW). Available studies vary widely in their results

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