Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle

A Focus on Advanced Surgical Techniques

  • Gian Luigi Canata
  • Pieter d'Hooghe
  • Kenneth J. Hunt
  • Gino M.M.J. Kerkhoffs
  • Umile Giuseppe Longo

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Ligament Injuries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Kenneth J. Hunt, Peter Lawson
      Pages 3-12
    3. Stéphane Guillo
      Pages 13-20
    4. Haruki Odagiri, Stéphane Guillo, Thomas Bauer
      Pages 21-28
    5. Masato Takao, Mai Katakura, Yasuyuki Jujo
      Pages 29-44
    6. Gian Luigi Canata, Valentina Casale, Luca Pulici
      Pages 45-55
    7. Pieter D’Hooghe
      Pages 57-76
    8. Vincenzo Candela, Umile Giuseppe Longo, Giuseppe Salvatore, Alessandra Berton, Nicola Maffulli, Vincenzo Denaro
      Pages 77-83
    9. Samuel O. Ewalefo, Stephanie M. Jones, Lorraine Boakye, Arthur R. McDowell, Scott Nimmons, Jorge L. Rocha et al.
      Pages 85-101
  3. Cartilage

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Eoghan T. Hurley, Yoshiharu Shimozono, John G. Kennedy
      Pages 105-117
    3. Alberto Gobbi, Stefan Nehrer, Markus Neubauer, Katarzyna Herman
      Pages 119-124
    4. P. A. D. van Dijk, C. N. van Dijk
      Pages 133-139
    5. Jari Dahmen, J. Nienke Altink, Mikel L. Reilingh, Gino M. M. J. Kerkhoffs
      Pages 141-147
    6. Bogusław Sadlik, Alberto Gobbi, Karol Pałka, Katarzyna Herman
      Pages 149-158
  4. Bone and Joint Injuries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Shinji Isomoto, Kazuya Sugimoto, Yasuhito Tanaka
      Pages 161-165
    3. Pieter D’Hooghe, Fadi Bouri, Akis Eleftheriou, Thomas P. A. Baltes, Khalid Alkhelaifi
      Pages 167-181
    4. Hélder Pereira, Jorge Batista, Duarte Sousa, Sérgio Gomes, J. P. Pereira, Pedro L. Ripoll
      Pages 191-206
    5. Alastair Younger, Andrea Veljkovic, Michael Symes, Wafa Al Baluki
      Pages 207-222
    6. F. Vannini, A. Mazzotti, A. Panciera, B. D. Bulzacki Bogucki, S. Giannini, C. Faldini
      Pages 223-235
    7. K. C. Doan, Kenneth J. Hunt
      Pages 249-258
    8. Stephanie L. Logterman, Kenneth J. Hunt
      Pages 259-264
    9. Yasuhito Tanaka
      Pages 265-271
    10. Monique C. Chambers, Lorraine Boakye, Arthur R. McDowell, Stephanie M. Jones, Alan Y. Yan, MaCalus V. Hogan
      Pages 273-279
    11. Jin Woo Lee, Kwang Hwan Park
      Pages 281-302
  5. Tendons and Biology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 303-303
    2. Kimberly Allen, Enrique Feria-Arias, Christopher Kreulen, Eric Giza
      Pages 305-316
    3. P. A. D. van Dijk, G. M. M. J. Kerkhoffs, C. N. van Dijk
      Pages 317-326
    4. Jin Woo Lee, Bom Soo Kim
      Pages 327-336
    5. Phinit Phisitkul, Chris C. Cychosz, Craig C. Akoh
      Pages 337-348
    6. Gian Luigi Canata, Valentina Casale
      Pages 349-357
    7. R. Aicale, D. Tarantino, N. Maffulli
      Pages 359-367
    8. Jon Karlsson, Olof Westin, Mike Carmont, Katarina Nilsson-Helander
      Pages 369-376
  6. Special Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 385-385
    2. J. Nienke Altink, Jari Dahmen, Gwendolyn Vuurberg, Gino M. M. J. Kerkhoffs
      Pages 387-391
    3. J. Nienke Altink, Jari Dahmen, Gino M. M. J. Kerkhoffs
      Pages 393-397
    4. Konstantinos Epameinontidis, Mohsen Abassi, Pieter D’Hooghe
      Pages 399-406
    5. Craig Tanner, Pieter D’Hooghe
      Pages 407-416

About this book


This book explores in a comprehensive manner the best current treatment options for sports injuries of the foot and ankle. Particular attention is devoted to advanced surgical techniques, with practical and clear explanation of every step of the described procedures. The coverage encompasses management of the full range of ligament, bone and joint, and tendon injuries, and a concluding section addresses special considerations such as outcome assessment and advances in rehabilitation techniques. 

Foot and ankle injuries are extremely common in athletes and may endanger their sporting activity. The approach to these injuries is constantly evolving with the aim of achieving the best possible functional restoration. In presenting a state of the art update covering all aspects of treatment, this book will be of value for established foot and ankle surgeons, fellows and residents in orthopaedics, and all those involved in sports medicine. The authors are leading international experts renowned within their fields, and the book is published in collaboration with ISAKOS.


Surgical techniques Arthroscopy Tendinopathy Osteochondral lessions Lower limb

Editors and affiliations

  • Gian Luigi Canata
    • 1
  • Pieter d'Hooghe
    • 2
  • Kenneth J. Hunt
    • 3
  • Gino M.M.J. Kerkhoffs
    • 4
  • Umile Giuseppe Longo
    • 5
  1. 1.Centre of Sports Traumatology Koelliker HospitalTorinoItaly
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryAspetar HospitalDohaQatar
  3. 3.Department of OrthopedicsUniversity of Colorado HospitalAuroraUSA
  4. 4.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryUniversity of Amsterdam Academic Medical CenterAmsterdam ZuidoostThe Netherlands
  5. 5.Orthopaedics and Traumatology UnitUniversity Campus Bio medicoRomeItaly

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