Gianluca Collo

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Presently, tibiotalar fusion remains a valid treatment option in patients affected by end-stage arthritis of the ankle that is unresponsive to other treatments. Over the years, many different surgical techniques have been described to make this kind of surgery less invasive and invalidating. Consequently, the last two decades have seen arthroscopic ankle(More)
Injuries of the posteromedial corner of the knee are relatively common. These can be isolated or combined with other ligament lesions. In some cases the treatment of postero-medial corner injuries is controversial. After a brief description of the anatomy and biomechanics of the medial side of the knee, this paper reviews the indications for isolated and(More)
AIM To investigate the state of the art regarding Cartilage Autograft Implantation System (CAIS) or Particulated Juvenile Allograft Cartilage (PJAC). METHODS The authors searched the English literature regarding CAIS and PJAC. The search strategy was: (particulated cartilage) OR autologous cartilage fragments. All basic science articles were included.(More)
Over the decades, arthroscopy has grown in popularity for the treatment of many foot and ankle pathologies. While anterior ankle arthroscopy is a widely accepted technique, posterior ankle/subtalar arthroscopy is still a relatively new procedure. The goal of this review is to outline the indications, surgical techniques, and results of posterior(More)
The goal of this paper is to outline the pragmatic use of the Clinical Governance and the urge to introduce it in daily practice. The present and future of modern medicine should be based on these principles. The reengineering of the Italian health care system has been mentioned as an example that took place in the early 90s.
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