THE EXTRUDED TALUS: RESULTS OF REIMPLANTATION
- MACI shows promising results as a salvage procedure for full-thickness talar defects. Brockenbrough, Gina // Orthopedics Today;Nov2009, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p36
This article discusses research being done on matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation (MACI) as an option for patients with talus articular defects.
- Long-term study shows marked functional improvement with ACI in the talus. Kronemyer, Bob // Orthopedics Today;Jun2011, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p38
The article presents a study led by Doctor Steve K. Kwak, an orthopedic surgeon at North Jersey Orthopaedic Specialists in Teaneck, New Jersey, which showed that autologous chondrocyte implantation of the talus yielded functional improvement in patients who had failed previous surgery.
- Osteosarcoma of the Talus Treated Successfully with Limb-Sparing Surgery: A Case Report. Katagiri, Hirohisa; Takahashi, Mitsuru; Takagi, Tatsuya; Nakagawa, Masahiro // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 4, p869
The article presents a case study of a 41-year-old man who presented with a year-long history of pain in the right ankle. An open biopsy revealed that the patient's talus exhibits a fibroblastic osteosarcoma. The patient underwent a limb-salvage surgery and successfully recovered from the rare...
- Extra-osseous Talotarsal Stabilization: An Overview. GRAHAM, MICHAEL E. // Podiatry Management;Jun/Jul2015, p105
The article provides an overview of extra-osseous talotarsal stabilization (EOTTS) for podiatric specialists. The ability to re-align the thetalotarsal joint (TTJ) while standing is a requirement for patients to qualify for the EOTTS procedure. It also recommends referring the procedure to all...
- Medial approaches to osteochondral lesion of the talus without medial malleolar osteotomy. Ki Won Young; Deland, Jonathan T.; Kyung Tai Lee; Young Koo Lee // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;May2010, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p634
The purpose of this study was to determine the area of the talus that can be reached through combined anterior and posterior arthrotomy without medial malleolar osteotomy. Five fresh-frozen cadaver foot-ankle specimens were examined using posteromedial approach and anteromedial approach. We...
- Staphylococcus aureus Screening and Decolonization in Orthopaedic Surgery and Reduction of Surgical Site Infections. Chen, Antonia; Wessel, Charles; Rao, Nalini // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Jul2013, Vol. 471 Issue 7, p2383
Background: Staphylococcus aureus is the most common organism responsible for orthopaedic surgical site infections (SSIs). Patients who are carriers for methicillin-sensitive S. aureus or methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) have a higher likelihood of having invasive S. aureus infections....
- Congenital vertical talus: Treatment by reverse ponseti technique. Bhaskar, Atul // Indian Journal of Orthopaedics;Jul-Sep2008, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p347
Background: The surgery for idiopathic congenital vertical talus (CVT) can lead to stiffness, wound complications and under or over correction. There are sporadic literature on costing with mixed results. We describe our early experience of reverse ponseti technique. Materials and methods: Four...
- Fresh Osteochondral Allograft for the Treatment of Cartilage Defects of the Talus: A Retrospective Review. El-Rashidy, Hany; Villacis, Diego; Omar, Imran; Kelikian, Armen S. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;9/7/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 17, p1634
Background: Osteochondral lesions of the talar dome can cause substantial functional impairment and present a difficult treatment dilemma. Interest has recently focused on fresh osteochondral allografts as a promising treatment alternative. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical...
- Plafondplasty may provide easier access to osteochondral lesions of the talus. Blisard, Renee // Orthopedics Today;Oct2011, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p52
The article offers information on research conducted by Lew C. Schon and colleagues, which assessed the impact of limited plafondplasty on the need for patients with osteochondral lesions to undergo osteotomy.