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Arthroscopic Treatment of Hemophilic Arthropathy of the Ankle

  • Luigi P. Solimeno
  • Olivia Samantha Perfetto
  • Gianluigi Pasta

Abstract

In severe hemophiliacs, frequent bleeding and spontaneous hemarthroses occur. The ankle is a target joint in hemophiliac patients [1].

Keywords

Arthroscopic Treatment Anterolateral Portal Arthroscopic Synovectomy Target Joint Frequent Bleeding 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luigi P. Solimeno
    • 1
  • Olivia Samantha Perfetto
    • 1
  • Gianluigi Pasta
    • 2
  1. 1.Hemophilic Arthropathy Treatment Centre “Maria Grazia Gatti Randi”MilanItaly
  2. 2.Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Angelo Bianchi Bonomi Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, IRCCS Maggiore HospitalMangiagalli and Regina Elena FoundationMilanItaly

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