Giant cell tumour of tendon sheath with simultaneous two tendon involvement of the foot treated with excision of the tumour and reconstruction of the…

September 27, 2015

Publication date: Available online 25 September 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Vivek Tiwari, Tahir Ansari, Samarth Mittal, Pankaj Sharma, Aasma Nalwa Giant cell tumour of tendon sheath is a benign soft tissue tumour arising from the tendon sheath. The involvement of foot and ankle by such tumours is relatively rare. Children are not commonly afflicted by this condition.

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Talonavicular Joint Arthroscopic Portals: A cadaveric study of feasibility and safety

September 26, 2015

Publication date: Available online 25 September 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Gabriel Xavier, Xavier Martin Oliva, Mauri Rotinen, Mariano Monzo Background The objectives of the study were to evaluate the safety of hypothetical arthroscopic portals from talonavicular joint and to evaluate their reproducibility and enforceability. Methods 19 cadaveric feet were marked and four arthroscopic portals were made (medial, dorsomedial, dorsolateral and lateral). The specimens were dissected in layers and the distances between neurovascular structures and the trocars were measured

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Toenail paronychia

September 21, 2015

Publication date: Available online 21 September 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Adam Lomax, James Thornton, Dishan Singh Paronychia is an inflammation of the tissues alongside the nail.

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Talolisthesis in End Stage Ankle Arthrosis

September 19, 2015

Publication date: Available online 18 September 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Jeffrey C. Christensen, John M. Schuberth, Eric G

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A critical evaluation of venous thromboembolism risk assessment models used in patients with lower limb cast immobilisation

September 16, 2015

Publication date: Available online 16 September 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Ultan Watson, Ben A.

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The scarf osteotomy with minimally invasive lateral release for treatment of hallux valgus deformity: Intermediate and long-term results

September 15, 2015

Little is known about the long-term results of surgical correction of hallux valgus deformity, in particular, the recurrence rate and factors leading to recurrence. Of 108 patients who underwent a Scarf osteotomy, 93 patients were examined at an average duration of follow-up of 124 months.

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Treatment of Severe Recurrent Clubfoot

September 13, 2015

Understanding the pathoanatomy of severe recurrent clubfoot and its implication on treatment options is important for the successful treatment. A comprehensive clinical evaluation of the different components helps in selecting procedures. Individual needs and social and psychological factors influencing treatment and the impact of treatment on the child have to be considered.

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Effect of Retrograde Reaming for Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis on Subtalar Joint Destruction: A Cadaveric Study

September 11, 2015

Recent published data have suggested successful union of subtalar and tibiotalar joints without formal debridement during tibiotalocalcaneal (TTC) fusion procedures. Although previous studies have reported on the importance of the proper guidewire starting point and trajectory to obtain appropriate hindfoot alignment for successful fusion, to our knowledge, no studies have quantified the amount of articular damage to the subtalar joint with retrograde reaming

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Jones Tendon Transfer

September 11, 2015

Hallux malleus is a deformity of the great toe. There is a dorsiflexion contracture at the metatarsophalangeal joint and plantar flexion of the interphalangeal joint

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The Relationship Between the Sesamoid Complex and the First Metatarsal After Hallux Valgus Surgery Without Lateral Soft-Tissue Release: A Prospective…

September 10, 2015

Some investigators have emphasized restoring the relationship between the sesamoid complex and the first metatarsal head to reduce the risk of hallux valgus recurring after surgical reconstruction.

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