Patient Case History: Claudia

Ankle Distraction and Osteotomy for Arthritis and Deformity

Pre-Op

Patient Surgeon: S. Robert Rozbruch
Claudia had ankle trauma that resulted in post-traumatic arthritis and varus deformity. She experienced pain and stiffness.

Post-Op

We performed a distal tibia and fibula osteotomy to correct the varus deformity ... and a simultaneous ankle distraction for the arthritis.

Follow-Up

Two years later, she has minimal pain, good mobility ... and a much wider joint space on x-ray.

Read an article about this case published in the medical journal Techniques of Foot and Ankle Surgery.


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