Foot and Ankle Surgery: Common Problems and Solutions.


Journal Article (Review)

Participation in sports activity has increased significantly during the last several decades. This phenomenon has exposed orthopedic sports medicine surgeons to new challenges regarding the diagnosis and management of common sport-related injuries. Arthroscopy is becoming more commonly used in many of the surgical procedures for these injuries and carries the risk of complications. Wound and nerve complications make up the bulk of complications in most procedures. This article describes these complications associated with the common surgical procedures related to foot and ankle sport-related injuries and how to address and prevent them.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bejarano-Pineda, L; Amendola, A

Published Date

  • April 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 37 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 331 - 350

PubMed ID

  • 29525031

Pubmed Central ID

  • 29525031

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1556-228X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.csm.2017.12.009


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States