Comparative Gait Analysis of Ankle Arthrodesis and Arthroplasty: Initial Findings of a Prospective Study
Foot & Ankle International, 04/19/2012
Hahn ME et al. – Initial findings of this ongoing clinical study indicate pain reduction and improved gait function 12 months after surgery for both treatments. Arthroplasty appears to regain more natural ankle joint function, with increased range of motion. Longterm follow up should may reveal more clinically meaningful differences.