Ankle Arthroscopy

  • Kurt Haendlmayer
  • Nick Harris


The commonest indications are impingement and osteochondral injuries. Impingement can be soft tissue or bony, anterior or posterior. We will ­concentrate on anterior ankle arthroscopy in this chapter.


Tibialis Anterior Septic Arthritis Anteromedial Portal Superficial Peroneal Nerve Anterolateral Portal 
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Further Reading

  1. Glazebrook MA, Ganapathy V, Bridge MA, et al. Evidence-based indications for ankle arthroscopy. Arthroscopy. 2009;25(12):1478–90.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Allegra F, Maffulli N, Cerza F, et al. Postero-medial approach procedure in the supine position for one-step anterior and posterior ankle arthroscopy. Sports Med Arthrosc. 2009;17(3):185–9.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Van Dijk CN, Van Bergen CJ. Advancements in ankle arthroscopy. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2008;16(11):635–46.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4. Lui TH. Arthroscopy and endoscopy of the foot and ankle: indications for new techniques. Arthroscopy. 2007;23(8):889–902.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK

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