July highlighted article Author’s Comment

Our group has developed solid expertise in managing posttraumatic foot sequelae, a product of continuous work in major trauma centers in our country. Following our experience in limb lengthening and reconstruction surgery, we have performed multiple corrections of congenital foot and ankle deformities with hexapod ring fixators.

July highlighted article: Treatment of Severe Rigid Posttraumatic Equinus Deformity With Gradual Deformity Correction and Arthroscopic Ankle Arthrodesis

Posttraumatic ankle equinus is associated with rigid deformity, poor skin condition, and multiple prior surgeries. Open acute correction has been described using osteotomies, talectomy, and arthrodesis, but concerns exist about skin complications, neurologic alterations, secondary limb discrepancy, and bone loss. Gradual correction using a multiplanar ring fixator and arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis (AAA) may decrease these complications.

IFFAS Council Meeting

On Saturday April 17, a new and successful meeting of the IFFAS council was held, in which there was a long discussion about the work done so far and what is coming to us during this 2021, in addition to our congress 2022 in Viña del Mar, Chile. In this regard, we want to share with you the following information.