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Arthroscopic Triple Arthrodesis

  • Tun Hing LuiEmail author
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Abstract

Triple arthrodesis play a significant role in the management of hindfoot osteoarthrosis and deformity. Traditionally, this is performed as an open procedure with extensive soft-tissue dissection and bone resection especially at the talonavicular joint. Arthroscopy can provide better intra-articular visualization, minimal bone removal, and better fusion surface preparation, especially of the talonavicular joint. This may reduce the nonunion rate of the talonavicular joint. Furthermore, “4-corner arthrodesis” at the junction site among the four hindfoot bones will aid stabilization of the position and fusion of the subtalar, talonavicular, and calcaneocuboid joints.1–3

Keywords

Subtalar Joint Talonavicular Joint Calcaneocuboid Joint Talar Head Triple Arthrodesis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedics and TraumatologyNorth District HospitalHong Kong SARChina

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