Endoscopic bony and soft-tissue decompression of the retrocalcaneal space for the treatment of Haglund deformity and retrocalcaneal bursitis.

@article{Ortmann2007EndoscopicBA,
  title={Endoscopic bony and soft-tissue decompression of the retrocalcaneal space for the treatment of Haglund deformity and retrocalcaneal bursitis.},
  author={Fred W Ortmann and A. M. McBryde},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={149-53}
}
BACKGROUND The traditional operative management of Haglund deformity and retrocalcaneal bursitis consists of an open excision of the inflamed bursa, resection of the posterosuperior calcaneal tuberosity, and debridement of the Achilles tendinopathy. In an effort to reduce morbidity and recovery time, an endoscopic technique was used for the management of this condition. METHODS Thirty consecutive patients (32 heels) who had retrocalcaneal bursitis unrelieved by nonoperative measures were… CONTINUE READING
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