Long oblique fibular osteotomy yielded good clinical, radiographic outcomes

6 days ago   |   By Healio

Published results showed patients who underwent lateral total ankle arthroplasty with long oblique fibular osteotomy experienced excellent 2-year survival rates with good clinical and radiographic outcomes and decreased rates of wound complications and symptoms related to the fibular implant.
Among 159 patients who underwent lateral total ankle arthroplasty with a Zimmer Trabecular Total Ankle using either a short fibular osteotomy or a long oblique fibular osteotomy , Jonathan R. M. Kaplan, MD, and colleagues assessed patient demographics, wound complications,
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