Posterior arthroscopic approach to the ankle: an anatomic study.

  title={Posterior arthroscopic approach to the ankle: an anatomic study.},
  author={Francesco Lijoi and Marcello Lughi and Giovanni Baccarani},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  volume={19 1},
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to verify the safety of a new technique for a posterior arthroscopic approach to the ankle. This technique was recently described in literature. The technique uses a modified posteromedial portal, a different way of introducing the instruments into the portal, and the tendon of the flexor hallucis longus (FHL) as a landmark to work in the posterior compartment. TYPE OF STUDY Anatomic study. METHODS The technique was performed on 10 (4 fresh and 6 fresh… CONTINUE READING
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