American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Synthetic implant for great toe arthritis linked with ‘excellent’ results after 5.8 years

July 15, 2018
BOSTON — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, MS, MPH, discusses a study that…
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Study highlights factors linked with persistent opioid use after treatment of hallux valgus

July 14, 2018
BOSTON — Researchers found patient factors correlated with new, persistent opioid use in patients who underwent surgical treatment for hallux…
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Similar opioid use seen after surgical treatment of ankle fractures vs closed care of fibula fractures

July 14, 2018
BOSTON — Similar rates of new, persistent opioid use were seen between patients who underwent surgical fixation of ankle fractures and patients…
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VIDEO: Berlet speaks about Z-cut osteotomy in patients with flatfoot deformity

July 13, 2018
BOSTON — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Gregory C. Berlet, MD, FRCS(C) FAOA, discussed results of a…
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Fixed equinus deformity showed no negative impact on clinical results of ankle arthroplasty

July 13, 2018
BOSTON — Research presented at the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting demonstrated preoperative fixed equinus…
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Similar outcomes seen with mobile-bearing vs fixed-bearing implants for total ankle replacement

July 13, 2018
BOSTON — Patient-reported and clinical outcomes favored both mobile-bearing and fixed-bearing implants for total ankle replacement, according…
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VIDEO: Glazebrook discusses outcomes of hemiarthroplasty of the toe with synthetic implant revised to fusion

July 19, 2017
SEATTLE — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Mark A. Glazebrook, MD, MSc, PhD, spoke about a study that…
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VIDEO: Presenter speaks about deformity, clinical outcomes following correction of Charcot foot

July 19, 2017
SEATTLE — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Michael S. Pinzur, MD, spoke about a study that looked at the…
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VIDEO: Presenter discusses rates of acute vs delayed Achilles tendon repair

July 18, 2017
SEATTLE — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Alastair S.E. Younger, MBChB, ChM, FRCSC, discussed a study that…
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Lateralizing calcaneal osteotomy using a medial approach effectively corrected hindfoot deformity

July 16, 2017
SEATTLE — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, a presenter said cavovarus reconstruction with a lateralizing…