Total Ankle Arthroplasty

  • Nick Harris


Total ankle arthroplasty is indicated for painful arthritis of the ankle most commonly posttraumatic, primary, or rheumatoid. Other causes include psoriatic arthritis of the ankle, hemophilic arthropathy, and hemochromatosis.


Psoriatic Arthritis Venous Insufficiency Painful Arthritis Total Ankle Arthroplasty Total Ankle Replacement 
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Further Reading

  1. Kim BS, Choi WJ, Kim YS, et al. Total ankle replacement in moderate to severe varus deformity of the ankle. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009;91(9):1183–90.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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  3. Steck JK, Anderson JB. Total ankle arthroplasty: indications and avoiding complications. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2009;26(2):303–24.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Wood PL, Clough TM, Smith R. The present state of ankle arthroplasty. Foot Ankle Surg. 2008;14(3):115–9.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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