[Technique and results of arthrodesis of the ankle joint with autocompression plates (author's transl)].

The article describes the technique of arthrodesis of the ankle joint, introduced in 1973 by Mittelmeier, with suitable preparation (freshening) of the joint, resection of syndesmoses and internal osteosynthesis with autocompression angle plates, as well as additional fastening by screwing the fibula against tibia and talus. This method imparts high… (More)