Ankle fusion attributable to posttraumatic arthrosis: a long-term followup of 48 patients.

@article{Buchner2003AnkleFA,
  title={Ankle fusion attributable to posttraumatic arthrosis: a long-term followup of 48 patients.},
  author={Matthias Buchner and Desiderius Sabo},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2003},
  volume={406},
  pages={155-64}
}
The subjective, clinical, functional, and radiologic long-term results of 48 patients after tibiotalar arthrodesis done for posttraumatic and isolated arthrosis of the ankle are reported. After an average followup of 9.3 years, good and very good results were achieved in 92% for subjective parameters and in 73% for clinical and functional parameters as reflected in the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society ankle and hindfoot score. Fusion of the ankle in a position greater than 5 degrees… CONTINUE READING

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