Posterior ankle and subtalar arthroscopy: indications, technique, and results.

@article{Gasparetto2012PosteriorAA,
  title={Posterior ankle and subtalar arthroscopy: indications, technique, and results.},
  author={Francesco Gasparetto and Gianluca Collo and Gabriele Pisanu and Domenico Villella and Luca Drocco and Raul Cerlon and Davide Edoardo Bonasia},
  journal={Current reviews in musculoskeletal medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={
          164-70
        }
}
Over the decades, arthroscopy has grown in popularity for the treatment of many foot and ankle pathologies. While anterior ankle arthroscopy is a widely accepted technique, posterior ankle/subtalar arthroscopy is still a relatively new procedure. The goal of this review is to outline the indications, surgical techniques, and results of posterior ankle/subtalar arthroscopy. The main indications include: 1) osteochondral lesions (of subtalar and posterior ankle joint); 2) posterior soft tissue or… CONTINUE READING