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Insert position in three-component total ankle replacement

Barg, Alexej and Elsner, Andreas and Chuckpaiwong, Bavornrit and Hintermann, Beat. (2010) Insert position in three-component total ankle replacement. Foot and ankle international, Vol. 31, H. 9. pp. 754-759.

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Abstract

Total ankle replacement has become a valuable treatment option for end-stage osteoarthritis. The most recent generation of implants comprises a second interface between the polyethylene insert and the tibial prosthetic component. This may permit a better adaptation of position between the implant components and thereby prevent unphysiological loading of ankle ligaments and reduce polyethylene wear. To date, no available data have evaluated whether the relative position of talar and tibial implant components change over time.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Operative Fächer (Klinik) > Bewegungsapparat und Integument
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Operative Fächer (Klinik) > Bewegungsapparat und Integument
UniBasel Contributors:Hintermann, Beat
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Bibsysno:Link to catalogue
Publisher:Williams and Wilkins
ISSN:1071-1007
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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Deposited On:24 May 2013 09:05

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