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Periprosthetic Joint Infection
By Eric So, DPM, AACFAS and Christopher A. Juels, DPM, AACFAS
Periprosthetic joint infection after total joint replacement can be a severe complication with significant morbidity and extensive health-care costs. In this review, the authors propose a clinical…
Total Ankle Replacement
By Anson K. Chu, DPM, AACFAS and Stephen A. Brigido, DPM, FACFAS
As total ankle replacements (TARs) become more prevalent, it is essential for surgeons to be able to properly assess and address complications. Impingement of the bone or soft tissues can be a…
Total Talar Replacement
Jeffrey McAlister, DPM, FACFAS
Discussing a case of recalcitrant pain for a patient three years after an open left talar neck fracture dislocation and failed surgeries, this author shares insights and pearls on performing a total…
Antibiotic Prophylaxis
By Jason Miller, DPM, FACFAS, Benjamin Marder, DPM, AACFAS and Sokieu Mach, DPM 
Total Ankle Replacement
By Jennifer Spector, DPM, Associate Editor
Although preoperative coronal deformity greater than 20 degrees has historically been a contraindication for total ankle replacement (TAR), a recent study in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery…
Total Ankle Arthroplasty
By Bryon J. McKenna, DPM, Calvin J. Rushing, DPM, Joshua Banks, DPT, and Mark A. Prissel, DPM, FACFAS
Given the increased demand for total ankle arthroplasty procedures, these authors discuss essential biomechanical factors, including pre- and post-op assessment of gait, ensuring appropriate bone…
Total Ankle Replacement
By Michael Brown, DPM, and Guy Pupp, DPM, FACFAS

Total ankle arthroplasty cases are often challenging but post-op complications can lead the course in an even more complicated direction. The authors offer key insights from a case involving post-op…
Total Ankle Replacement
By Jayson N. Atves, DPM, CO, AACFAS, and Jason R. Miller, DPM, FACFAS, FAPWCA
While there have been a number of advances with total ankle replacement, these authors review key fundamentals for balancing unstable ankle joints, offering pearls and tips on procedure selection for…
Total Ankle Replacement
By Jeff A. Hall, Executive Editor
In a recent retrospective study examining revision cases of total ankle replacement (TAR), researchers noted a 79 percent success rate with primary revision and an average four-year survivorship of…
Total Ankle Replacement
By Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS, Clay Shumway, DPM, and Cindel X. Harris, DPM
In the setting of a total ankle replacement, these authors present a novel technique of ligament repair in a patient with a significant medial deltoid insufficiency associated with stage IV posterior…
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