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Sprunggelenkarthrodese nach gescheiterter Endoprothesenimplantation


Espinosa, N; Wirth, S H (2011). Sprunggelenkarthrodese nach gescheiterter Endoprothesenimplantation. Der Orthopäde, 40(11):1008-1017.

Abstract

Despite recent anatomical and biomechanical improvements the longevity of current total ankle replacements remains limited. Once total ankle replacement has failed conversion into ankle arthrodesis provides a viable option and should therefore be considered. However, due to the massive bone loss, precarious soft tissues and in order to preserve leg length, this kind of surgical treatment is considered to be technically demanding with potential impairment of the quality of life and decreased global foot and ankle function as well. The present article focuses on salvage ankle arthrodesis after failed total ankle replacement and seeks to provide a usable treatment algorithm.

Abstract

Despite recent anatomical and biomechanical improvements the longevity of current total ankle replacements remains limited. Once total ankle replacement has failed conversion into ankle arthrodesis provides a viable option and should therefore be considered. However, due to the massive bone loss, precarious soft tissues and in order to preserve leg length, this kind of surgical treatment is considered to be technically demanding with potential impairment of the quality of life and decreased global foot and ankle function as well. The present article focuses on salvage ankle arthrodesis after failed total ankle replacement and seeks to provide a usable treatment algorithm.

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Other titles:Ankle arthrodesis after failed total ankle replacement
Item Type:Journal Article, not_refereed, further contribution
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Balgrist University Hospital, Swiss Spinal Cord Injury Center
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:German
Date:2011
Deposited On:21 Feb 2012 17:34
Last Modified:21 Sep 2018 15:45
Publisher:Springer
ISSN:0085-4530
OA Status:Green
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s00132-011-1830-6
PubMed ID:22011840

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