Rachala Madhu, Kartik Hariharan

Volume 3 | Issue 2 | May – Aug 2018 | Page 3-8

Author: Rachala Madhu, Kartik Hariharan [1].

[1] Department of Orthopaedic and Foot and Ankle Surgeon Royal Gwent Hospital

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Kartik Hariharan,
Consultant Orthopaedic and Foot and Ankle Surgeon Royal Gwent Hospital Cardiff Rd Newport NP20 2UB United Kingdom
Email: h.kartik@gmail.com


Ankle arthroscopy has evolved rapidly within the last twenty-five years and is now the principal method of treatment of ankle disorders. It would be prudent for an aspiring orthopaedic surgeon to include this technique in his or her armamentarium of surgical techniques. This will provide the surgeon an inclusive option to obtain accurate diagnosis and to discuss management options with the patient. The minimally invasive technique is biologically friendly by preserving the soft tissue envelope. This will also meet patient expectations to achieve an earlier and predictable functional recovery from ankle pathology. This review article will briefly mention historical aspects and outline the basic technique and relevant benefits of ankle arthroscopy. Indications and contra-indications of ankle arthroscopy will be discussed with pertinent review of literature. Complications and outcomes of the procedure will also be highlighted.
Keywords: Ankle arthroscopy, technique, indications


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How to Cite this article:. Rachala M, Hariharan K. Ankle Arthroscopy. Asian Journal Arthroscopy. May-Aug 2018;3(2):3-8 .

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