Techniques and prevention of complications for intramedullary nailing arthrodesis of the ankle

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Abstract

The procedure of intramedullary nail placement to secure tibiotalocalcaneal fusion can be demanding. This article describes some of the technical aspects of the procedure and explores common complications. Although the procedure is still relatively new, the experience described here may help others attempting to achieve a secure fusion of the leg to the host.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)372-380
Number of pages9
JournalTechniques in Orthopaedics
Volume16
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2001
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Ankle fusion
  • Intramedullary nail
  • Pantalar arthrodesis
  • Tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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