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Surgically treated talar fractures. A retrospective study of 50 patients

May 17, 2015

Publication date: Available online 16 May 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Ingrid Kvello Stake , Jan Erik Madsen , Kjetil Hvaal , Elena Johnsen , Elisabeth Ellingsen Husebye Background Talar fractures are associated with a high incidence of avascular necrosis (AVN), osteoarthritis (OA) and malunion. The aim of this study was to evaluate the complications, the functional outcome, and the need for secondary surgery following surgically treated talar fractures.

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Biomechanical Evaluation of a Second Generation Headless Compression Screw for Ankle Arthrodesis in a Cadaver Model

May 16, 2015

Publication date: Available online 15 May 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Andrew Max Somberg , William K.

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Clinical Profile and Surgical Management of Diabetic Foot In Benghazi, Libya

May 15, 2015

Publication date: Available online 14 May 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Mohamed Benkhadoura , Mohamed Alswehly , Abdulwahab Elbarsha Background The aim of this study was to outline the patterns and management of diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) and compare our experience with other published data. Patients and methods All consecutive patients admitted to Al-Jala Hospital with diabetic foot from June, 2008 to May, 2013 were reviewed retrospectively. Results A total of 542 patients was studied, Wagner’s grade III ulcers were the most prevalent (31%), followed by grade II (25%).

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Midfoot arthrodesis

April 25, 2015

Publication date: Available online 24 April 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Nikolaos Gougoulias , Vasileios Lampridis Background Surgery for midfoot arthritis is challenging and technically demanding, especially in the presence of deformity. Methods Thirty patients (30 feet) with symptomatic midfoot arthritis and deformities, underwent arthrodesis, along with adjuvant procedures to realign the hindfoot and forefoot where needed

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Re: “Isolated osteochondral fracture of the metatarsal head of lesser toes” [Foot Ankle Surg (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fas.2015.01.011)]

April 17, 2015

Publication date: Available online 11 April 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Selahattin Ozyurek , Aziz Atik

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Corrigendum to “Anabolic androgenic steroids reverse the beneficial effect of exercise on tendon biomechanics: An experimental study” [Foot Ankle…

April 14, 2015

Publication date: Available online 14 April 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Serafim Tsitsilonis , Panayiotis E.

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Distraction Osteogenesis of Fourth Brachymetatarsia

April 9, 2015

Publication date: Available online 8 April 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Gamal A. Hosny , Abdel-Salam A. Ahmed Background Brachymetatarsia is a rare congenital or developmental condition that results in a short metatarsal.

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What factors predict the need for further intervention following corticosteroid injection of Morton’s neuroma?

April 2, 2015

Publication date: Available online 2 April 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Devendra Mahadevan , Mohammad Salmasi , Nicola Whybra , Anika Nanda , Suchi Gaba , Jitendra Mangwani Background This study investigated factors that may predict the need for Morton’s neuroma (MN) to undergo further treatment within 2 years of a single ultrasound-guided corticosteroid injection.

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There is poor reliability of Böhler’s angle and the crucial angle of Gissane in assessing displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures

March 20, 2015

Publication date: Available online 10 March 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Jesse E.

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Etiopathogenesis of Osteolytic Cysts Associated with Total Ankle Arthroplasty, a histological study

March 16, 2015

Publication date: Available online 14 March 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Redmer van Wijngaarden , Laurens van der Plaat , Rebecca A.

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