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Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis

Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis

Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis: Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis is surgery to fuse the talus and navicular bones together with metal screws, pins and plates to correct misalignment of the subtalar joint and prevent subtalar joint pronation and foot pain.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis:

Non-Surgical Options: Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis:

Other Surgical Options: Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis may include these surgeries:

  • Talo-navicular joint replacement (arthroplasty)
  • Foot fusion (triple fusion)

Anesthetic Requirements for Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis may include:

  • Local anesthetic and sedation or general anesthetic

Procedure Complications: Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis

Possible surgical complications of Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent. Joint pain is relieved in most cases.

Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis: Eight to twelve weeks.

Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Talo-navicular joint arthrodesis) include:

  • Talo-navicular joint fusion
  • Foot joint arthrodesis

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