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Synonyms for ankle

a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus

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NASDAQ: WMGI), a global orthopaedic medical device company, today announced the launch of the ORTHOLOC([TM]) 3Di Ankle Fracture System and the QUICKDRAW[TM] Knotless Soft Tissue Fixation System.
Factors that have been suggested to influence outcome following ankle fracture include fracture management (Hancock et al 2005, Lash et al 2002, Makwana et al 2001, Phillips et al 1985, Rowley et al 1986), fracture severity (Beris et al 1997, Broos and Bisschop 1991, Hancock et al 2005, Kennedy et al 1998, Zenker and Nerlich 1982), and ankle dorsiflexion range of motion (Hancock et al 2005).
Patients aged 70 and older who underwent open reduction and internal fixation for ankle fractures had better functional results than those who were treated conservatively with a cast, Dr.
Colman is recovering in Washington, by the way, from a severe ankle fracture sustained in a biking accident.
Shooting guard Jeremy Hyatt is almost certainly out of the game ( despite earlier forecasts that the BBL's player of the month for March would have recovered from a slight ankle fracture in time for the game at Crystal Palace (7.
The patient in this case was healthy, but he had hardware secondary to an ankle fracture.
1999) (victim's ankle fracture dislocation constituted a serious bodily injury), and United States v.
Experienced centre Cave is sidelined for a minimum of two weeks with a shoulder injury while lock Tuohy will be out for at least two months after suffering an ankle fracture.
Saracens star Vunipola was facing an uphill battle to recapture the jersey for the Six Nations until Morgan, playing against him at Kingsholm, suffered an ankle fracture, complicated by ligament damage.
Ankle arthritis usually occurs years after an ankle fracture or recurrent sprains," explains Mr Hodgson.
Ciel suffered a double ankle fracture in a 1-0 away win over Sharjah on the opening day of the season but despite returning to training this week, Hammad said he still wouldn't feature in the club's foreign quartet.
Effective postoperative management is a critical issue in patients who undergo operative treatment for ankle fractures as well, since these patients often require narcotic administration and overnight hospitalization after ankle fracture fixation.
Less than a week after placing Doug Martin on IR and losing Mike James to an ankle fracture, the Buccaneers have finalized running back Michael Hill off thePackers' exercise group.
ABARRY RUSSELL will return for Albion Rovers next month now his ankle fracture has healed.
The most common ankle fracture is an isolated malleolar fracture that represents 66% of all ankle fractures.