Michael R Mendicino

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The Achilles tendon is among the most commonly injured tendons in the human body. The most common reason for delayed treatment is a missed diagnosis or a deficiency in presentation. The neglected or chronically ruptured Achilles tendon presents a unique treatment challenge. The surgical approach varies greatly depending on the extent of degeneration and the(More)
Combined ankle and subtalar joint instability can lead to severe disability of the lower extremity. Multiple procedures have been described for hindfoot and ankle instability, including anatomic and non-anatomic reconstructions. The authors present their technique consisting of a free autogenous split peroneus longus tendon graft combined with a modified(More)
Jones fractures are a common injury treated by foot and ankle surgeons. Surgical intervention is recommended because of the high rate of delayed union, nonunion, and repeat fracture, when treated conservatively. Percutaneous intramedullary screw fixation is commonly used in the treatment of these fractures. We present techniques that can increase the(More)
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