Total ankle replacement in rheumatoid arthritis: treatment strategy

  • M. Bonnin
  • M. Bouysset
  • J. Tebib
  • E. Noël


Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) of the ankle poses specific problems, since the tibiotalar joint is rarely affected in isolation, and treatment will need to be designed so as to manage all the aspects of the disease in the particular patient. Some management aspects are of particular importance.


Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient Subtalar Joint Valgus Deformity Total Ankle Arthroplasty 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Bonnin
    • 1
  • M. Bouysset
    • 2
  • J. Tebib
    • 3
  • E. Noël
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinique Sainte-Anne-LumièreLyonFrance
  2. 2.Villefranche-sur-SaôneFrance
  3. 3.service de rhumatologieCentre hospitalier Lyon-SudPierre-BéniteFrance

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