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Sub-optimal location of locking screw positioning in tibio-talo-calcaneal arthrodesis with an intramedullary device

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Background: The intramedullary ankle nail for tibio-talo-calcaneal (TCC) fusion has been noted in clinical practice to have locking screw holes that do not correspond to the ideal screw placement for bony purchase. Methods: Retrospective review identified 23 patients who had undergone 25 TCC arthrodeses. A retrospective study of the patient radiographs and records were undertaken. Results: The distal PA locking screw hole is significantly too high up the nail itself to facilitate placement of...

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10.1016/j.fas.2007.01.005
Journal:
Foot and Ankle Surgery More from this journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
3
Pages:
122-125
Publication date:
2007-01-01
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EISSN:
1460-9584
ISSN:
1268-7731
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
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uuid:2217a3c9-ba6d-4950-91a9-b7dfdf2342b8
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108214
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2013-11-17

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