Efficacy of total ankle replacement with meniscal-bearing devices: a systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Stengel2004EfficacyOT,
  title={Efficacy of total ankle replacement with meniscal-bearing devices: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Dirk Stengel and Kai Bauwens and Axel Ekkernkamp and J{\"o}rg Cramer},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={125},
  pages={109-119}
}
The reputation of total ankle arthroplasty for treating end-stage ankle arthritis of different origin is dubious. Newer generation meniscal-bearing prostheses may have overcome the known problems with earlier implants. There is, however, no systematic approach to the available scientific evidence allowing for a critical appraisal of their benefits and risks… CONTINUE READING