Anterior Tibiotalar Arthrodesis


Status: Enrolling by invitation
Keywords: Surgery , Ankle , Arthrodesis
IRB Number: 00057171
Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
Sub Specialties: Foot and Ankle Surgery

Brief Summary

The aim of this study is to evaluate the clinical and radiographic outcomes of patients who have previously undergone tibiotalar arthrodesis using an anterior approach with blade-plate fixation for tibiotalar arthritis secondary to injury to the articular surface of the distal tibia.


Principal Investigator: Michael Beebe
Department: Orthopedic Surgery
Co Investigator: Thomas Higgins

Contact Information

Name:Deveree Partridge
Phone: 801-213-4176

Inclusion Criteria

All patients whom have undergone anterior ankle arthrodesis with a blade plate construct, performed by a single surgeon, between January 2003 and July 2011 at the University of Utah or Primary Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) will be eligible for inclusion.

Exclusion Criteria

Any patient who is not 18 years of age or older will not be eligible for the study.