Subtalar Arthrodesis for Post-Traumatic Subtalar Arthritis
Christopher W. DiGiovanni
Chief, Foot & Ankle Service
Vice-Chair for Academic Affairs
Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. DiGiovanni fuses the subtalar joint of a patient suffering from posttraumatic arthritis. The video-article includes an Introduction, Exposure (via Ollier approach), Preparation of the Articular Surface (with emphasis on proper articular denuding procedure), Bone Grafting (autograft from proximal tibia), the actual Fusion procedure, Closure and closing remarks by Dr. DiGiovanni about the importance and future direction for this particular arthritic pain relieving procedure.