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Triple Arthrodesis OrthoFracs

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Location: http://www.orthofracs.com/Operations/Arthrodesis/arthrodesisfoottriple.html

Description: Principles
Wedge resection of talus to correct fixed equinus deformity
60% had residual deformity
23% Pseudarthrosis
25% Significant pain
38% Degenerative changes in ankle
May need elongation of tendo Achilles & soft tissue release before able to obtain correction.
This may decrease resection required & incidence of AVN of talus.

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Language: English

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Added: Sun Sep 27 2009