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Page: Acute Osteochondral Injuries - Strategies for Management
Acute osteochondral fractures or lesions in the ankle can occur as isolated injuries. More commonly, they are associated with sprains or fractures of the ankle. Arthroscopic studies show that cartilag…
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Page: Ankle Fracture Complications - Salvaging a Failed ORIF
Patients may present after an open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) with ongoing ankle pain. Cartilage defects are the most common cause in our practice. However, osteotomies, debridement, and fusio…
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Page: Fixing the Difficult Ankle Fracture - Tips and Tricks
Ankle fractures are amoung the most common fractures encountered by orthopaedic surgeons1-3. Despite this, however, observational studies suggest that malreduction following open reduction and interna…
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Page: Foot and Ankle - Difficult Ankle Fractures
{use-layout:ORTHOSEC} Subspecialty Theme of the Month, August 2011 Most orthopaedic surgeons treat ankle fractures as part of their non-elective practice. Many of these ankle fractures are simple rota…
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Page: Syndesmotic Injuries - Pearls and Pitfalls
Distal tibiofibular syndesmotic injuries occur in up to 20% of ankle fractures requiring internal fixation.1,2 Patients with ankle injuries with concomitant syndesmotic disruption have more pain and p…
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Page: Treatment of Ankle Fractures in Diabetic Patients
In 2007, the Public Health Agency of Canada reported that more than 2 million Canadians (6% of the population) were living with a diagnosis of diabetes. This is projected to increase 6% each year such…
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