Total ankle arthroplasty in Brazil. Current aspects and future prospects

  • Rogério Carneiro Bitar Hospital das Clínicas, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil and Reserch Fellow (2019), Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, United States https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3199-4055
Keywords: Ankle injuries/complications, Osteoarthritis/epidemiology, Arthroplasty, replacement, Ankle/epidemiology, Arthrodesis

Abstract

Total ankle arthroplasty as a surgical treatment option for end-stage ankle osteoarthrosis has gained increasing prominence, especially in countries such as Brazil, where the technique is not yet widely disseminated due to various factors. Level of Evidence V; Therapeutic Study; Expert Opinion.

Published
30-04-2020
How to Cite
Bitar, R. C. (2020). Total ankle arthroplasty in Brazil. Current aspects and future prospects. Journal of the Foot & Ankle, 14(1), 89-93. https://doi.org/10.30795/jfootankle.2020.v14.1153