Cartilage Lesions of the Ankle by Gian Luigi Canata, C. Niek van Dijk

By Gian Luigi Canata, C. Niek van Dijk

This e-book, released in cooperation with ISAKOS, is a concise, up to date advisor and reference at the remedy of cartilage lesions of the ankle that would be of sensible medical price for experts in activities drugs and activities traumatology. assorted innovations and the administration of assorted lesions are defined step-by-step, guiding the practitioner throughout the complete spectrum of care from evaluate of the damage to profitable restoration. Chondral and osteochondral lesions of the talus can current by reason of repetitive ankle accidents, inflicting power ache, recurrent swelling, and weak spot and stiffness of the ankle joint. a correct early prognosis is needed, utilizing medical review, imaging options and arthroscopy of the ankle. In acute and non-displaced chondral and osteochondral lesions, conservative therapy is the mainstay. surgical procedure is suggested for risky and chronic lesions and is composed in different ideas all in favour of regeneration of the cartilage. Returning to play is feasible after checking out stability and proprioception, energy, variety of movement, and agility.

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Case Rep Orthop 2013:850502 19. Nho SJ, Pensak MJ, Seigerman DA, et al (2010) Rehabilitation after autologous chondrocyte implantation in athletes. Clin Sports Med 29(2):267–282, viii. 1 Introduction An osteochondral ankle defect is a lesion of the talar cartilage and subchondral bone mostly caused by a single or multiple traumatic events; this can lead to partial or complete detachment of the fragment. The consequences are ankle pain associated with weight bearing, impaired function, limited range of motion, stiffness, catching, locking and swelling [1].

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Foot Ankle Clin 7(3):635–649 3. Murawski CD, Kennedy JG (2013) Operative treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus. J Bone Joint Surg Am 95(11):1045–1054. 00773 4. Bae S, Lee HK, Lee K et al (2012) Comparison of arthroscopic and magnetic resonance imaging findings in osteochondral lesions of the talus. Foot Ankle Int 33(12):1058–1062. 1058 5. 1177/0363546509335765 6. Canale ST, Belding RH (1980) Osteochondral lesions of the talus. J Bone Joint Surg Am 62(1):97–102 7. Giannini S, Buda R, Faldini C et al (2005) Surgical treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus in young active patients.

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