Distraction Arthroplasty for Ankle Arthritis

May 27, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Distraction Arthroplasty for Ankle Arthritis

   Ankle distraction arthroplasty is a new technique for the treatment of ankle arthritis in younger patients who wish to defer ankle arthrodesis or ankle replacement.    Distraction arthroplasty is based on…

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Distal Chevron Osteotomy Perspective 1

May 27, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Distal Chevron Osteotomy Perspective 1

   The first reports of a distal metatarsal osteotomy date back to Reverdin, who described in 1881 a subcapital closing wedge osteotomy for the correction of hallux valgus deformity.    The chevron…

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Deltoid Ligament Reconstruction

May 27, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Deltoid Ligament Reconstruction

   Deltoid ligament deficiency is present when both the deep and superficial components of the medial collateral ligament complex of the ankle are ruptured or are insufficient.    Deltoid ligament deficiency may…

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Single-Incision Medial Approach for Triple Arthrodesis

May 27, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Single-Incision Medial Approach for Triple Arthrodesis

   Severe rigid planovalgus foot deformity may be a result of multiple underlying causes.    In long-standing rigid hindfoot valgus deformities, the lateral skin and soft tissues may become severely contracted. In…

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Flexor Hallucis Longus Transfer for Achilles Tendinosis

May 27, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Flexor Hallucis Longus Transfer for Achilles Tendinosis

   Insertional and midsubstance Achilles tendinosis is a painful degenerative process that arises due to mechanical and vascular factors and affects the paratenon and collagen fibers.    It is most commonly seen…

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Retrocalcaneal Bursoscopy

May 27, 2017 by in ORTHOPEDIC Comments Off on Retrocalcaneal Bursoscopy

   Patrick Haglund in 1928 described an enlarged posterior border of the os calcis.4    This anatomy (Haglund deformity) becomes very important when external shoeing/heel counter and repeated hyperdorsiflexion causes contact between…

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