Staged bilateral ankle arthroplasty for the treatment of patient with severe defect of the talus (case report)

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Abstract

Ankle arthroplasty is known to become more successful procedure versus ankle fusion in patients with ankle osteoarthritis. This article represents a clinical case of performing three-staged bilateral ankle arthroplasty by means of HINTEGRA and Mobility implants in a patient with severe defect of the talus. The patient was followed up for 2 years for right ankle and 4 years - for left ankle. The correct treatment strategy gave the patient a new lease of life. He resumed sports activities, being pain-free in both the ankle joints.

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K. S. Mikhaylov

Vreden Russian Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics

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Russian Federation

V. G. Emelyanov

Vreden Russian Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics

Email: Em-vg@inbox.ru
Russian Federation

A. A. Bulatov

Vreden Russian Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics

Email: al_bulatov@mail.ru
Russian Federation

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