Arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis. Preliminary report.

Abstract

A review of the first 10 arthroscopic ankle fusions at our institution was performed. Union was obtained in 7 of the 10 ankles with an average time to fusion of 4 months. There were 3 nonunions. Arthroscopic ankle fusion is less invasive than open techniques and less painful for the patient. However, there is a learning curve, and the arthroscopic technique… (More)

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