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Subtalar Fusion Technique 28725



synonyms: subtalar arthrodesis

Subtalar Fusion CPT

Subtalar Fusion Anatomy

Subtalar Fusion Indications

  • Subtalar arthritis

Subtalar Fusion Contraindications

Subtalar Fusion Alternatives

Subtalar Fusion Pre-op Planning / Special Considerations

  • see (Glanzman MC, Foot Ankle INt 2007;28:3) for arthrscopic subtalar fusion technique.

Subtalar Fusion Technique

  • Pre-operative antibiotics, +/- regional block
  • General endotracheal anesthesia
  • position. All bony prominences well padded.
  • Examination under anesthesia.
  • Prep and drape in standard sterile fashion.
  • Irrigate.
  • Close in layers.

Subtalar Fusion Complications

Subtalar Fusion Follow-up care

Subtalar Fusion Outcomes

  • Average AOFAS score improves from 53 preopr to 84 post-op, 100% fusion, 96% good/excellent outcome for arthrscopic subtalar fusion (Glanzman MC, Foot Ankle INt 2007;28:3).

Subtalar Fusion Review References

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