Posterior Subtalar Arthroscopy

  • Peter A. J. de Leeuw
  • Jan Ophuis
  • Gino M. M. J. KerkhoffsEmail author
  • Kevin Koo
  • Peter Rosenfeld
  • Thomas Bauer
  • Tun Hing Lui
  • Thomas S. Roukis
  • Phinit Phisitkul
  • Davide Edoardo Bonasia
  • Annunziato (Ned) Amendola
  • Davide Deledda


Subtalar joint pathology is mainly characterized by ankle pain on weight bearing specifically on uneven ground and traditionally was treated by open surgery following a failed conservative treatment regime. However, with the introduction of minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery and with the enhancements of specified instruments nowadays, most pathologies around the subtalar joint can be treated arthroscopically.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter A. J. de Leeuw
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Jan Ophuis
    • 1
  • Gino M. M. J. Kerkhoffs
    • 1
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    Email author
  • Kevin Koo
    • 6
  • Peter Rosenfeld
    • 7
  • Thomas Bauer
    • 8
  • Tun Hing Lui
    • 9
  • Thomas S. Roukis
    • 10
  • Phinit Phisitkul
    • 11
  • Davide Edoardo Bonasia
    • 12
  • Annunziato (Ned) Amendola
    • 13
  • Davide Deledda
    • 12
  1. 1.Academic Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Flevoziekenhuis, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryAlmereThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Academic Center for Evidence Based Sports Medicine (ACES)AmsterdamThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Amsterdam Collaboration for Health and Safety in Sports (ACHSS)AmsterdamThe Netherlands
  5. 5.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Research Center Amsterdam, Academic Medical CentreAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  6. 6.Singapore General HospitalSingaporeSingapore
  7. 7.St. Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS TrustLondonUK
  8. 8.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryAmbroise Paré University Hospital, West Paris UniversityBoulogne BillancourtFrance
  9. 9.Department of Orthopaedics and TraumatologyNorth District HospitalHong KongChina
  10. 10.Orthopaedic Center, Gundersen Health SystemLa CrosseUSA
  11. 11.University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of IowaIowa CityUSA
  12. 12.University of Torino, AO Mauriziano “Umberto I” Hospital, Department of Orthopaedics and TraumatologyTorinoItaly
  13. 13.Duke University, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryDurhamUSA

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