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Clinical Rating Systems for the Ankle-Hindfoot, Midfoot, Hallux, and Lesser Toes
Four rating systems were developed by the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society to provide a standard method of reporting clinical status of the ankle and foot. The systems incorporate bothExpand
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Classification, Investigation, and Management of Midfoot Sprains
Background Midfoot sprains in athletes represent a spectrum of injuries to the Lisfranc ligament complex, from partial sprains with no displacement to complete tears with frank diastasis. TreatmentExpand
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Angular Measurements in the Evaluation of Hallux Valgus Deformities: A Report of the Ad Hoc Committee of the American Orthopædic Foot & Ankle Society on Angular Measurements
This ad hoc committee was appointed to evaluate the methods of measurement in quantitating preand postoperative hallux valgus angles and make recommendations. The previous AOFAS research committeeExpand
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Prospective Controlled Trial of STAR Total Ankle Replacement versus Ankle Fusion: Initial Results
Background: 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 theExpand
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Treatment of osteonecrosis of the femoral head with free vascularized fibular grafting. A long-term follow-up study of one hundred and three hips.
The results for 103 consecutive hips (eighty-nine patients) that had been treated with free vascularized fibular grafting because of symptomatic osteonecrosis of the femoral head were reviewed in aExpand
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Total Ankle Arthroplasty
&NA; First‐generation total ankle arthroplaty designs had unacceptably high complication and failure rates compared with ankle arthrodesis. More recent prostheses have had encouraging intermediateExpand
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The effect of foot type on in-shoe plantar pressure during walking and running.
The purpose of this study was to determine if low arch feet have altered plantar loading patterns when compared to normal feet during both walking and running. Fifty healthy subjects (34 normal feet,Expand
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Age‐associated increases in the size of the infrapatellar fat pad in knee osteoarthritis as measured by 3T MRI
Obesity, as a primary risk factor for osteoarthritis (OA), has been shown to alter joint loading, but may also result in metabolic changes characterized by chronic, low‐level inflammation due toExpand
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A Biomechanical Comparison of Intramedullary Nail and Crossed Lag Screw Fixation for Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis
This study compared the mechanical bending and torsional properties of intramedullary nail fixation and lag screw fixation for tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis. Seven matched pairs of human cadaverExpand
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Differences in plantar loading between flat and normal feet during different athletic tasks.
The purpose of this study was to determine if foot type (flat or normal) resulted in loading differences during four sport-specific tasks (cross-cut, side-cut, shuttle run, and landing from aExpand
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