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Use of one-third tubular plating for fibula fractures may lead to $40 million in annual cost savings

February 21, 2018

International consensus meeting led to insight on ankle cartilage treatments

Orthopedics Today, February 2018
Ankle cartilage surgeons from around the world collaborated at the International Consensus Meeting on Cartilage Repair of the Ankle, where they discussed and debated the…
Surgical Technique

Flexible syndesmotic fixation is new gold standard to restore syndesmosis anatomy

Orthopedics Today, February 2018
Christopher W. Reb, DO; Gregory C. Berlet, MD
The distal tibiofibular syndesmosis uniquely contributes to ankle joint function by constraining the lateral articulation with the talus while its own conformation…
In the Journals

Inferior midterm results seen in patients with reconstructed hindfoot fractures vs delayed amputation

February 9, 2018
Inferior outcomes were seen at 5-year follow-up for patients who had reconstructed hindfoot factures compared with patients who had a delayed amputation, according to a…
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Review Article

Subtle Lisfranc Injuries: A Topical Review and Modification of the Classification System

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, February 19, 2018
Lisfranc injuries are relatively uncommon. No specific incidence of subtle injuries has been reported; however, almost…
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CME

Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction: Overview of Evaluation and Management. June 2015

The posterior tibialis is a muscle in the deep posterior compartment of the calf that plays several key roles in the…
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VIDEO: Sferra discusses alternatives to fusion for the MTP joint in patients with hallux varus

July 14, 2017
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