Foot Ankle Int 2021 Jun 18:10711007211018201. Epub 2021 Jun 18.
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Foot and Ankle Unit, Hospital del Trabajador-Clinica Las Condes, Hospital San Jose-Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile.
Background: Posttraumatic ankle equinus is associated with rigid deformity, poor skin condition, and multiple prior surgeries. Open acute correction has been described using osteotomies, talectomy, and arthrodesis, but concerns exist about skin complications, neurologic alterations, secondary limb discrepancy, and bone loss. Gradual correction using a multiplanar ring fixator and arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis (AAA) may decrease these complications. Read More