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Radiotherapy for osteoarthritis of the ankle and tarsal joints—analysis of 66 joints

Hautmann, Matthias G. , Hipp, Matthias, Neumaier, Ulrich, Steger, Felix, Brockmann, Silke, Treutwein, Marius , Ernstberger, Antonio, Ettl, Tobias, Kölbl, Oliver and Süß, Christoph (2019) Radiotherapy for osteoarthritis of the ankle and tarsal joints—analysis of 66 joints. Strahlentherapie und Onkologie.

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Other URL: http://doi.org/10.1007/s00066-019-01551-5


Purpose Osteoarthritis of the ankle and tarsal joints is less common than osteoarthritis of the knee or hip, but the associated disability is at least as severe as that of the other major joints of the lower limb. The results for total arthroplasty are still not satisfactory. For this reason, arthrodesis is still the gold standard of non-joint-conserving surgery. For the reason of functionality, ...


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Item type:Article
Date:29 November 2019
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie
Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Strahlentherapie
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Keywords:Ankle, Ankle joint, Tarsal joint, Radiotherapy, Low-dose radiation
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Partially
Item ID:41116
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