Jan S. de Vries

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An inversion trauma with damage to the anterolateral ankle ligaments is one of the most common injuries in athletes, especially in high risk sports like volleyball, basketball and soccer. Treatment is functional, leading to full recovery in the majority of athletes. Approximately 20% suffer from recurrent instability and require further treatment. Chronic(More)
We present a patient with a subtotal traumatic supramalleolar amputation of the leg, which was initially treated by a vascular reconstruction with deliberate bone and soft-tissue shortening. To correct the ensuing complex deformity, which consisted of a varus hindfoot, leg length discrepancy and equinus, a staged reconstruction was planned. Initially, the(More)
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