Surgical Resection of Osteophyte in the Ankle Joint

  • Horacio A. Caviglia
  • Pablo Nuova
  • Gustavo Galatro


Anterior osteophyte of the ankle can be located in the anterior part of the tibia bone or the superior part of the talus, and is secondary to arthropathy of the ankle joint.


Ankle Joint Bone Substitute Tibia Bone Pneumatic Tourniquet Anterior Tibial Muscle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Horacio A. Caviglia
    • 1
  • Pablo Nuova
    • 2
  • Gustavo Galatro
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of OrthopedicsHemophilia Foundation and General Hospital de Agudos “Juan A. Fernandez”Buenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Orthopedics and Traumatology Department“Juan A. Fernandez” HospitalBuenos AiresArgentina
  3. 3.Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology“Juan A. Fernandez” HospitalBuenos AiresArgentina

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