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Ankle fusion: Ankle fusion is permanently joining the bones that comprise the ankle joint with screws, essentially locking the ankle in place to eliminate pain.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Ankle fusion:
These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Ankle fusion:
Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Ankle fusion may include these surgeries:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Ankle fusion may include:
Possible surgical complications of Ankle fusion may include:
The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent. Joint pain is relieved in most cases.
Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Ankle fusion) include:
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