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Percutaneous Supramalleolar Osteotomy Using the Ilizarov/ Taylor Spatial Frame

  • S. Robert RozbruchEmail author
  • Austin T. Fragomen
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Abstract

Malalignment of the distal tibia and ankle is a common problem that is largely left untreated even in this era of modern orthopedics. The lack of interest in treating these deformities can be attributed to the deficiency of a safe and reliable method for correction. In our hands correction of distal tibial and ankle deformities using a percutaneous osteotomy and a minimally invasive circular external fixator has yielded excellent and reproducible results with minimal complications.

Keywords

Distal Tibia Varus Deformity Subtalar Joint Osteotomy Site Gradual Correction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction, Hospital for Special SurgeryWeill Medical College of Cornell UniversityNew YorkUSA

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