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Tibial Non Unions

– Discussion:     – non union general discussion – frx healing discussion – definition: no evidence of healing over 3 months; – FDA definition: frx that is over 9 months old w/ no radiographic signs of progression toward healing for 3 months; – pain on weight bearing is a classical symptom of nonunion – final stage of … Read more

Ankle Arthroscopy

Discussion indicated for symptomatic soft tissue impingement, synovitis: specific lesions amenable to arthroscopic debridement include: osteochondral lesions; meniscoid lesion in anterolateral gutter; mass of fibrocartilagenous tissue arising from the tibio-fibular joint will protrude into the joint; patients will note anterolateral ankle pain, popping, and giving way; anterior impingement snydrome of the ankle thickening of antero-inferior … Read more