Friday 24 May 2013

PXB - Percutaneous X-ray Guided Internal Brace

Ankle instability treated using PXB technique - Percutaneous X-ray Guided Internal Brace.
1) Make an incision and percutaneous identify the fibula

2) Drill hole for 4.75 mm SwiveLock
3) Tap fibula
4) Insert 4.75 mm SwiveLock
5) Mark and drill talus
6) Tap talus
7) Insert 4.75 mm SwiveLock in talus and tension fiber tape appropriately
8) Post-op incisions

Pre and post-op stress X-rays:

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Monday 20 May 2013

Tracking Outcomes - AOFAS Ankle-Hindfoot Scale

In an effort to track outcomes for our patients we will be using the AOFAS Ankle/Hindfoot Scale.  I have attached the AOFAS Ankle/Hindfoot scoring sheet.  If you are a patient it would be appreciated if you could fill out this form on your first and subsequent visits.

AOFAS Ankle-Hindfoot Scale PDF

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