Retrospective analysis of the survivability of absorbable versus nonabsorbable subtalar joint arthroereisis implants.

@article{Baker2013RetrospectiveAO,
  title={Retrospective analysis of the survivability of absorbable versus nonabsorbable subtalar joint arthroereisis implants.},
  author={Jeffrey Robinson Baker and Erin E. Klein and Lowell Scott Weil and Jessica M Knight},
  journal={Foot & ankle specialist},
  year={2013},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={
          36-44
        }
}
Subtalar joint arthroereisis is a surgical modality that has been shown to be an effective procedure for flexible flatfoot in both pediatric and adult populations. Despite advances in understanding its mechanics and function, complication and implant removal rates remain as high as 30% to 40%. Analysis was performed to determine the survivability of 2 subtalar joint arthroereisis implants, absorbable and nonabsorbable, used alone and in combination with other procedures in both the adult and… CONTINUE READING
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