Arthrodesis of the ankle and subtalar joints in patients with haemophilic arthropathy.

@article{Tsailas2010ArthrodesisOT,
  title={Arthrodesis of the ankle and subtalar joints in patients with haemophilic arthropathy.},
  author={Panagiotis G Tsailas and Jerome D. Wiedel},
  journal={Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={822-31}
}
SUMMARY There have been only a few studies in the literature that reported on the outcome of ankle arthrodesis in patients with haemophilia; furthermore, the number of patients was usually low and the operative technique has not been uniform. The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of surgery in haemophilic arthropathy of the ankle and subtalar joints, using internal fixation. From 1983 to 2006, 20 fusions were performed in 13 patients with advanced haemophilic arthropathy of the… CONTINUE READING