Category: Total ankle arthroplasty

Total ankle arthroplasty: presentation

Total ankle arthroplasty: a recent surgery For many years from now, total ankle arthroplasty procedures has significantly improved, after disappointing beginnings. Nowadays, the outcomes are reliable because long-lasting and reproducible. In case of a...

Total ankle arthroplasty: before surgery

Medical alternatives to total ankle arthroplasty As always in surgery, the therapeutic path increases gradually with aggressiveness, and surgery comes last. Painkiller and non-steroidians anti-inflammatory (NSAI) allow to live for a long time with...

Total ankle arthroplasty: surgery

Surgical procedure for total ankle arthroplasty The aim is to implant the three components of the ankle prosthesis into the joint. An incision is done anteriorly on the ankle. Tendons, arteries and nerves are...