Ankle Arthroscopy: Soft Tissue Procedures

  • Chi Pan Yuen
  • Tun Hing Lui
  • Jorge Batista
  • Masato Takao
  • Kentaro Matsui
  • Haruki Odagiri
  • Stephane Guillo
  • Reiji Higashiyama


Arthrofibrosis or adhesive capsulitis of the ankle is a rare condition although some papers suggested it may be more frequent than recognized. Due to its rarity, it is difficult both in the diagnostic and therapeutic aspect. By reviewing the English literature, only a total of 15 patients have been reported in small-scale case review studies [1–4]. This chapter summarizes the available clinical data and provides a brief review in clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chi Pan Yuen
    • 1
  • Tun Hing Lui
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  • Jorge Batista
    • 6
  • Masato Takao
    • 7
  • Kentaro Matsui
    • 8
  • Haruki Odagiri
    • 9
  • Stephane Guillo
    • 10
  • Reiji Higashiyama
    • 11
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of MedicineThe University of Hong KongPokfulamHong Kong
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedics and TraumatologyNorth District HospitalHong KongChina
  3. 3.Department of OrthopaedicsSouthern Medical UniversityGuangzhouChina
  4. 4.Institute of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of ScienceShenzhenChina
  5. 5.Department of Orthopaedics and TraumatologyChinese University of Hong KongHong KongChina
  6. 6.Centro Artroscopico Jorge Batista SA- Club Atlético Boca JuniorsBuenos AiresArgentina
  7. 7.Clinical and Research Institute for Foot and Ankle SurgeryChibaJapan
  8. 8.Teikyo University Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryTokyoJapan
  9. 9.Academic Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  10. 10.Centre de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Sportive, Bordeaux Sport’s ClinicMérignacFrance
  11. 11.Kitasato University School of MedicineSagamiharaJapan

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