The Treatment of Severe Posttraumatic Arthritis of the Ankle Joint

Giannini, S.; Buda, R.; Faldini, C.; Vannini, F.; Romagnoli, M.; Grandi, G.; Bevoni, R.
October 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2007 Supplement 3, Vol. 89-A, p15
Academic Journal
The article reports on the study about the treatment guidelines for patients with severe posttraumatic arthritis in the U.S. It is inferred that 190 patients ranging from 17 to 70 years old who had the stage of two to three posttraumatic ankle arthritis were cured in between 1994 and 2004. The author averred that based on the stage of arthritis, the age of the patients, the quality of joint alignment and the range of motion of the adjacent foot joints, the surgical strategies were decided .


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