Ankle Approaches

Surgical approaches to the ankle joint.


 Approach to the Lateral Malleolus

Approach to the Lateral Malleolus

The approach to the lateral malleolus is used primarily for open reduction and internal fixation of lateral malleolar… Read More
 Posterolateral Approach to Ankle Joint

Posterolateral Approach to Ankle Joint

The posterolateral approach to ankle joint is used to treat conditions of the posterior aspect of the distal… Read More
 Posteromedial Approach to Ankle Joint

Posteromedial Approach to Ankle Joint

The posteromedial approach to ankle joint is routinely used for exploring the soft tissues that run around the… Read More
 Anterolateral Approach to Ankle Joint

Anterolateral Approach to Ankle Joint

The anterolateral approach to ankle joint is used to open reduction and internal fixation of pilon fractures, open… Read More
 Anteromedial Approach to Ankle Joint

Anteromedial Approach to Ankle Joint

The Anteromedial Approach to Ankle Joint is used for open reduction and internal fixation of medial malleolus fractures,… Read More
 Anterior Approach to Ankle Joint

Anterior Approach to Ankle Joint

The anterior approach to Ankle Joint provides excellent exposure of the ankle joint for arthrodesis. Read More

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