Long-term results of arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis.

  title={Long-term results of arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis.},
  author={Richard D. Ferkel and Michael Hewitt},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  volume={26 4},
BACKGROUND More than 40 open procedures have been described for ankle arthrodesis, most with high complication rates. Since its description in 1983, arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis has become a viable option in selected patients. With one of the largest series in the literature, the purpose of the paper was to analyze the results of arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis at our institution. METHODS Between 1989 and 2002, 35 patients with end-stage ankle arthritis underwent arthroscopic ankle… CONTINUE READING

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