Mauro César Mattos e Dinato

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Malleolar fractures are rarely associated with lesions of the adjacent tendons or neurovascular structures. The association of ankle fractures with Achilles tendon rupture is even more infrequent, although both of these injuries are very common in and of themselves. To our knowledge, fracture of the lateral malleolus in association with an acute rupture of(More)
The objective of the present study was to assess the reliability of 2 smartphone applications compared with the traditional goniometer technique for measurement of radiographic angles in hallux valgus and the time required for analysis with the different methods. The radiographs of 31 patients (52 feet) with a diagnosis of hallux valgus were analyzed. Four(More)
Peroneus brevis tendon injury is the most common lesion of the peroneal tendons. The initial treatment is conservative, and surgical treatment is indicated if conservative treatment fails. It is often necessary to open the entire upper and lower retinaculum to obtain adequate visualization of the structures. We present a case in which the peroneus brevis(More)
Adequate training for ankle arthroscopy is difficult and can require a long time. In contrast to other joints, the indications for an arthroscopic procedure are less common for the ankle and, therefore, most surgeries are performed with open techniques.11 With the advance of technology the indications may expand.3 The need for training is clear and the(More)
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