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Letartre R - - 2009
Arthrodesis of the knee, particularly in infectious situations, can be achieved using either an external fixator or an intramedullary device. The objective of this study is to report the clinical, functional, and radiographic outcomes of a continuous series of 19 cases of knee arthrodesis using a customized modular intramedullary nailing ...
Lee Keun-Bae - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Arthroscopic microfracture is frequently used to repair osteochondral lesions of the talus. However, despite the popularity of this technique, no study has been conducted on cartilage repair after microfracture by second-look arthroscopy. PURPOSE: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate cartilage repair in osteochondral lesions of the ...
Valderrabano Victor - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Osteochondral lesions are frequently seen in athletes after ankle injuries. At this time, osteochondral autologous transplantation (OATS, mosaicplasty) is the only surgical treatment that replaces the entire osteochondral unit in symptomatic lesions. PURPOSE: To evaluate the clinical and radiological midterm to long-term outcome of ankles treated with knee-to-ankle mosaicplasty. ...
Clarke Stephen P - - 2009
To describe the use of a 3.5/2.7 mm CastLess Plate (CLP) for pancarpal arthrodesis (PCA) in dogs. Case series. Dogs with traumatic/degenerative carpal disease (n=11). Records (September 2006-July 2007) of dogs that had PCA using a 3.5/2.7 mm CLP were reviewed to determine intra- and postoperative complications and use of ...
van Dijk C N - - 2009
BACKGROUND: The surgical treatment of posterior ankle impingement is associated with a high rate of complications and a substantial time to recover. An endoscopic approach to the posterior ankle (hindfoot endoscopy) may lack these disadvantages. We hypothesized that hindfoot endoscopy causes less morbidity and facilitates a quick recovery compared with ...
Skwara Adrian - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to assess the foot loading characteristics and foot function of patients after operative correction of a tarsal coalition. Ten patients who had undergone operative treatment of a tarsal coalition were included in this study. One foot was affected in five patients and both feet ...
Steinman Suzanne - - 2009
BACKGROUND: In the treatment of idiopathic clubfeet, the Ponseti method and the French functional method have been successful in reducing the need for surgery. The purpose of this prospective study was to compare the results of these two methods at one institution. METHODS: Patients under three months of age with ...
Takenouchi Kenji - - 2009
We report herein the results of a retrospective study of 30 ankle arthrodesis procedures performed in 27 patients with rheumatoid arthritis from 1994 through 2001 using a novel design of intramedullary nail with fins. The surgical treatment, post-operative management and clinical evaluation are described. The clinical evaluation, at an average ...
Bonnin Michel P MP Centre Orthopédique Santy, 24 Av Paul Santy, Lyon 69008, France. - - 2009
The return to sporting activities after ankle arthroplasty has rarely been evaluated. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate function and return to sports after total ankle arthroplasty. One hundred seventy-nine Salto Total Ankle Arthroplasties (TAA) were implanted between 1997 and 2005. A self-administered questionnaire including the Foot ...
Lee Woo-Chun WC Inje University, Orthopaedic Surgery, 85, Jeo-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-032, Republic of Korea. - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to review our results of treatment for brachymetatarsia involving the first and fourth ray. This study includes 47 feet of 30 patients who have been treated for brachymetatarsia of the first and fourth rays. The average age of patients was 26.4 (range, 20 to ...
Lim Edwin Choon Wyn EC Singapore General Hospital, Physiotherapy, Blk 1 Level 1, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore. - - 2009
Impairment in proprioception has been suggested to be one of the causes of FAI. This study aimed to establish intra-session reliability of the Biodex System 2 in assessing joint position sense (JPS) and kinesthesia (K)~in addition to determining if there was any side to side difference in JPS and kinesthesia ...
Namdari Surena - - 2009
Spastic equinovarus (SEV) is the most common leg deformity after cerebrovascular accident (CVA). This study reviewed functional outcomes after surgical correction of SEV in a cohort of hemiplegic, post-CVA patients. Sixty-four consecutive post-CVA SEV patients who underwent surgical correction from January 2003 to January 2006 were included. Data parameters included ...
Lee Keun-Bae - - 2010
The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the outcomes of arthroscopic microfracture for isolated osteochondral lesions of the talus without combined lesions, in patients of less than 50 years old with lesions of <1.5 cm(2). Thirty-five patients (35 ankles) with isolated osteochondral lesions of the talus were treated ...
Cottom James M JM Sarasota Orthopedic Associates, 2750 Bahia Vista, Sarasota, FL 34239, USA. - - 2009
In this prospective cohort study, we compared screw fixation to interosseous suture with endobutton repair of the syndesmosis. Outcomes of interest included preoperative and postoperative modified American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) hindfoot and ankle scores, and Short Form-12 health status scores, as well as radiographic measurements and the ...
Klos Kajetan - - 2009
Tibiocalcaneal arthrodesis may be the only means of obtaining a painless and stable limb when there is loss of the talus. We present the early results of a prospective study on tibiocalcaneal arthrodesis using a latest-generation retrograde intramedullary nail. In the period 2006-2007, nine patients underwent tibiocalcaneal arthrodesis with retrograde ...
Zwipp Hans H Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University, Fetscherstrasse 74, D-01307, Dresden, Germany. - - 2010
When evaluating the role of ankle arthrodesis in the treatment of severe ankle arthritis, postoperative infection, nonunion, and the development of arthritis at the adjacent joints are major issues when considering treatment alternatives. We evaluated the rate of complications, the functional outcome, and compensatory range of motion at the midtarsal ...
Sugathan Hari Kovilazhikathu HK Clinical Fellow Orthopaedics, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill, Glasgow, Scotland. - - 2009
Pes cavus is a complex foot deformity in which surgical correction remains challenging. We treated lesser-toe clawing in 11 feet of 8 patients (5 women, 1 bilateral; 3 men, 2 bilateral) with a modified Jones procedure and assessed long-term functional outcomes. We reviewed case notes and completed the Bristol Foot ...
Kim B S - - 2009
Our study describes the clinical outcome of total ankle replacement (TAR) performed in patients with moderate to severe varus deformity. Between September 2004 and September 2007, 23 ankles with a varus deformity > or = 10 degrees and 22 with neutral alignment received a TAR. Following specific algorithms according to ...
Lofterød Bjørn B Section for Child Neurology, Department of Paediatrics, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Sognsvannsveien 20, Oslo, Norway. - - 2009
Calf muscle lengthening usually corrects equinus gait satisfactorily in stance. While in swing, the foot remains in drop foot in approximately half the limbs. The aim of this study was to evaluate if any preoperative clinical findings or kinematic and kinetic data could predict the outcome regarding drop foot. The ...
Terrier Philippe - - 2009
After foot and/or ankle fracture, the restoration of optimal gait symmetry is one of the criteria of recovery. Orthotic insoles and orthopaedic shoes improve gait symmetry and regularity by controlling joint motion and improving alignment. The aim of the present study was to assess the effect of prescription footwear on ...
Lin Wei-Peng - - 2010
In this prospective study, we compared outcomes after repair of humeral nonunions when morsellized fresh-frozen allograft or autograft was used to augment repair by intramedullary nailing. Sixty-five patients with humeral shaft nonunions of greater than 6 months' duration and gross instability at the nonunion site were included and treated by ...
Wang Yan-zhou - - 2009
To evaluate the effectiveness of Ponseti method in the treatment of congenital talipes equinovarus (CTE) in children older than 6 months. Ponseti method was used to treat 157 cases (227 feet) of CTE in children older than 6 months. All cases were classified by age and by the degree of ...
Choi Woo Jin - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Identifying factors associated with favorable or unfavorable outcomes would provide patients with accurate expectations of the arthroscopic marrow stimulation techniques. PURPOSE: To investigate the prognostic significance and optimal measures of defect size in osteochondral lesion of the talus as treated with arthroscopy. HYPOTHESIS: A critical, or threshold, defect size ...
Liu Hua-shui - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To review the operative technique of trephine arthrodesis of subtalar joints and evaluate its clinical effect. METHODS: From June 1998 to October 2006, we performed subtalar arthrodesis on 38 feet of 34 patients for a variety of painful disorders of hindfoot with trephine technique. Clinical and radiologic follow-up evaluations ...
Lie Chester W H - - 2009
OBJECTIVES: To review the results of distraction osteogenesis in short-stature patients in our centre and analyse outcomes including complications. DESIGN: Retrospective study. SETTING: University teaching hospital, Hong Kong. PATIENTS: Eight patients with short stature (three had achondroplasia, three constitutional short stature, and two hypochondroplasia) operated on for limb lengthening using ...
Karantana Alexia A Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK. - - 2010
Ankle arthroplasty is increasingly used to treat advanced ankle arthritis. Earlier prostheses have given way to second-generation implants, on which we are accumulating medium-term data. The Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement (STAR) is a three-component uncemented implant in wide use in Europe and the only mobile-bearing prosthesis with conditional approval in ...
Rodriguez Dante - - 2010
BACKGROUND: The AES (Ankle Evolutive System) is a cobalt-chromium three-component ankle prosthesis with a hydroxyapatite coating, similar to the Buechel-Pappas ankle prosthesis, but with some modifications. Our objective was to assess its medium term follow-up results as well as its complications. METHODS: 21 patients (mean age of 57.6 years) were ...
Dohin Bruno - - 2009
Numerous studies have described the use of osteogenic protein-1 (OP-1) in adults, but there are few reports in children. The objectives of this short-term followup cohort study were (1) to examine clinical and radiographic healing of persistent nonunions after OP-1 application in children; and (2) to determine the safety of ...
Nabeshima Yuji Y Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Himeji St. Mary's Hospital, Himeji City, Hyogo, Japan. - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to clarify whether residual subtalar varus in treated clubfoot affects the configuration of the ankle joint in the coronal plane. Radiographic characteristics of the ankle and subtalar joint in congenital clubfoot, after a minimum of 10 years of treatment, were analyzed and presented. Weight-bearing ...
Haraguchi Naoki - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Few studies of treatment of lateral ankle ligament rupture have given careful consideration to the activity levels of patients. In the present study, we investigated whether a patient's activity level influences the outcome of the treatment of lateral ankle ligament rupture and whether treatment should be determined according to ...
Dogan Ahmet - - 2009
The objective of this study was to compare the results of calcaneal lengthening and Dennyson-Fulford extra-articular subtalar arthrodesis operations performed in patients with flexible pes planovalgus owing to various etiologies and to compare their effectiveness in realigning the foot. Two patient groups were retrospectively formed out of the patients in ...
Koczy Bogdan - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Anterolateral soft tissue impingement of the ankle joint is a common consequence of ankle sprain due to excessive supination and adduction of the foot, injuries to the tibiofibular syndesmosis and lateral malleolus fractures. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Twenty-two arthroscopic procedures to treat anterolateral soft tissue impingement of the ankle joint ...
Lewis Andrew J - - 2009
To report a technique for arthrodesis of the distal interphalangeal joint (DIPJ) with two 6.5 mm Acutrak Plus (AP) compression screws from a solar approach and outcome in 7 cattle. Case series. Cattle (n=7) with DIPJ arthritis. Retrieved data from medical records of cattle that had undergone DIPJ arthrodesis using ...
Saggini R - - 2009
Chronic venous disease is very common and widespread. Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) is a condition characterized by hypertension of the venous system of the lower limbs which manifests itself through a large range of symptoms. The main cause of CVI is hypertension of the venous system of lower limbs, which ...
Mehrafshan M - - 2009
The results of further soft-tissue release of 79 feet in 60 children with recurrent idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus were evaluated. The mean age of the children at the time of re-operation was 5.8 years (15 months to 14.5 years). Soft-tissue release was performed in all 79 feet and combined with ...
Judd Daniel B - - 2009
We conducted a prospective, randomized study to determine if patients with midshaft clavicle fractures would benefit from immediate operative stabilization with a modified Hagie pin in comparison with a matched group treated with nonoperative therapy. At a level II trauma center, patients with closed midshaft clavicle fractures were prospectively randomized ...
Rao Smita - - 2009
STUDY DESIGN: Experimental laboratory study supplemented by a case series. OBJECTIVES: (1) To assess the effect of a 4-week intervention with a full-length insert on functional outcomes in patients with midfoot arthritis; (2) to examine the effect of the custom molded three-quarter-length (3Q) and full-length (FL) carbon graphite insert on ...
Saltzman Charles L - - 2009
Mobile-bearing ankle replacements have become popular outside of the United States over the past two decades. The goal of the present study was to perform a prospective evaluation of the safety and efficacy of a mobile-bearing prosthesis to treat end stage ankle arthritis. We report the results of three separate ...
Bibbo Christopher C Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Healt, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA. - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of rhBMP-2 on bone healing in patients who undergo high-risk ankle & hindfoot fusions. Patients who underwent high-risk, elective ankle and hindfoot fusions treated with rhBMP-2 augmentation were reviewed for clinical outcomes and complications. A total of 112 fusion sites ...
Coughlin Michael J MJ St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, 901 N. Curtis Rd., Suite 503, Boise, ID 83706., USA. - - 2009
In many reports describing flatfoot deformities, the abnormality is described using observations from physical examination, radiographs, or foot imprints. Correlation of these measurements is often lacking, making determination of the magnitude of the deformity or its surgical correction difficult to quantify. Weightbearing AP and lateral radiographs were obtained on 25 ...
Vlachou Maria M - - 2009
Obtaining a successful subtalar fusion in the pediatric population can be challenging. We present our results with a modified extraarticular method. - We retrospectively evaluated 12 patients (17 feet) with progressive neuromuscular planovalgus foot deformity that underwent an extra-articular subtalar arthrodesis with the combined Batchelor-Grice procedure. All patients were ambulatory ...
Frigg Arno - - 2010
A structural graft often is needed to fill gaps during reconstructive procedures of the ankle and hindfoot. Autograft, the current gold standard, is limited in availability and configuration and is associated with donor-site morbidity in as much as 48%, whereas the alternative allograft carries risks of disease transmission and collapse. ...
Høiness Per Reidar - - 2009
Neurological deficit resulting in the lack of motor control in children with myelomeningocele often leads to a valgus position of the feet and ankles, usually in combination with planovalgus and pronation of the forefoot. The purpose of the study was to evaluate long-term patient satisfaction and clinical effects in ambulating ...
Gerlach David J - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Myelomeningocele is a common birth defect that is often accompanied by clubfoot deformity. Treatment of clubfoot associated with myelomeningocele traditionally has consisted of extensive soft-tissue release operations, which are associated with many complications. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the early results of the Ponseti method ...
Janicki Joseph A - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Clubfeet are associated with many neuromuscular and congenital conditions. Nonidiopathic clubfeet are typically thought to be resistant to nonoperative management. The Ponseti method has revolutionized the treatment of patients with idiopathic clubfeet. The purpose of this study was to describe the use of the Ponseti method in the treatment ...
Baker J F - - 2009
Total ankle replacement is an established alternative to ankle fusion in selected patients. One of the possible exclusions used is the presence of a high BMI. This is based on our experience with hip and knee replacements where poor outcomes have been associated with obesity, however little work has been ...
Laufer Yocheved - - 2009
PURPOSE: Foot drop is a common cause of gait impairment in individuals with hemiparesis. The objective of this study was to determine the short-term and long-term effects on functional gait of a neuroprosthesis that provides functional electrical stimulation (FES) to correct footdrop. METHODS: Sixteen individuals (mean age, 55.0 +/- 14.6 ...
Molayem Iakov - - 2009
Pes valgus is a pathological condition which occurs in up to 25% of patients with cerebral palsy. Its correction in early age is essential to prevent progression of the deformity and to optimize the patient's function. In younger patients arthroereisis can be considered as a treatment that fills the void ...
Pace Alistair - - 2010
Morton's neuroma is a common cause of metatarsalgia caused by intermetarsal digital nerve thickening. This study reviews the pathology, presentation, symptoms and signs, and patient satisfaction with surgical treatment. Seventy-eight patients (82 feet) were treated for Morton's metatarsalgia by excision of the interdigital nerve. The patients were followed-up for a ...
Ingrosso S - - 2009
A new three-part total ankle prosthesis was designed recently to restore natural joint motion while maintaining full congruity of the articulating surfaces. This was achieved by replicating natural function for the ligaments. Early functional recovery was assessed in the present study in patients who underwent replacement with this prosthesis. This ...
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