Salvage Arthrodesis for Failed Total Ankle Replacement.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Salvage arthrodesis for failed total ankle replacement can be a successful procedure. The decision to perform salvage arthrodesis is based on many factors, but the following are the most important indications: severe loss of bonestock (tibia, talus, or both), inadequate soft tissue coverage, or the inability to eradicate an infection. With few revision implants on the market, salvage arthrodesis is currently the most common treatment for failed replacement and justification for revision ankle replacement is limited when any of these factors are present.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Adams, SB

Published Date

  • June 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 281 - 291

PubMed ID

  • 32381315

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-1934

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.fcl.2020.02.003


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States