Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

An Official Journal of Polish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

ISSN:1897-2276
e-ISSN: 2449-9145

Essam El-Sherief

Department of Orthopaedics, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt

Publications

  • Original Article
    Ankle fusion in Charcot neuroarthropathy by narrow dynamic compression plate through anterior approach
    Author(s): Essam El-Sherief, Hossam Abubeih*, Mohammed Khaled Hassan and Galal Z. Said

    Background: Charcot neuroarthropathy (CN) is a progressive, destructive disease of the bones and joints. Charcot ankle and hind foot deformities are challenging to treat, and arthrodesis is the method of choice in correcting these deformities. The aim of this study is to evaluate the results of ankle fusion by narrow DCP through anterior approach in cases with Charcot neuroarthropathy of the ankle. Methods: A prospective study of 17 patients (12 men) at an average follow-up time of 41.18 (25-60) months. The indications for surgery were Charcot neuroarthropathy of the ankle with non-braceable deformity and instability with impending ulceration and/or arthritis. The mean age was 57.06 (46 years to 70 years) years, mean body mass index was 36.59 (range 26-47) and mean duration of diabetes mellitus was 20.12 (6 years to 46 years) years. Results: The mean operat.. Read More»

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