The ankle replacement prostheses

We are pleased to announce that the STAR ankle replacement was recently approved by the FDA in April 2007. We are now implementing the prosthesis.

The Current Trend of Total Ankle Replacement | InTechOpen, ..

A review of the STAR prosthetic system and the biomechanical considerations in total ankle ..

STAR™ Ankle Replacement | Oakland Bone and Joint …

Early designs of Total Ankle Replacement (TAR) had a high failure rate. More recent experience with the 3-piece, meniscal bearing, total ankle replacement has been more promising. We report a review of the early results of our first 22 prostheses in 20 patients undergoing Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement (STAR) in Northern Ireland. There was a mean follow-up time of 26 months. Seventeen patients are pain-free at the ankle joint during normal daily activities. Two of the early cases have required revision surgery due to technical errors. Other complications have included malleolar fractures, poor wound healing and postoperative stiffness. These early results show high levels of patient satisfaction, and we are encouraged to continue with total ankle arthroplasty. There is a steep initial learning curve and use of TAR should be restricted to foot and ankle surgeons.

We are pleased to announce that the STAR ankle replacement was ..

"Prosthetics have become essential to patient care because the need for them has never been greater,"said Chris Kort, president of Prosthetics in Motion. "There has been a rise in diabetes-related amputations."

Watch this patient’s testimonial about his experience with Dr. Roger Mann and the STAR Ankle Replacement.

My Total Ankle Replacement: Post-op Photos - GRAPHIC!

Early designs of Total Ankle Replacement (TAR) had a high failure rate. More recent experience with the 3-piece, meniscal bearing, total ankle replacement has been more promising. We report a review of the early results of our first 22 prostheses in 20 patients undergoing Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement (STAR) in Northern Ireland. There was a mean follow-up time of 26 months. Seventeen patients are pain-free at the ankle joint during normal daily activities. Two ofthe early cases have required revision surgery due to technical errors. Other complications have included malleolar fractures, poor wound healing and postoperative stiffness. These early results show high levels of patient satisfaction, and we are encouraged to continue with total ankle arthroplasty. There is a steep initial learning curve and use of TAR should be restricted to foot and ankle surgeons.

X-ray of my STAR Total Ankle Replacement prosthesis

Common Side Effects from Total Ankle Replacement Surgery: For the first two weeks after surgery it is normal to have a moderate amount of pain. You may need to use pain medicine(s). This pain may slowly decrease over time, but it is not unusual to experience some discomfort for up to three months and swelling may continue for up to a year after surgery. Contact your surgeon right away if at any time you notice: Fluid leaking from your wound, Redness around your wound, Pain or swelling that starts suddenly (especially after an ankle twist or fall) or Severe pain after the initial two weeks following your surgery.

Preuss is one of the few podiatric surgeons trained to perform total ankle replacement

Essay and Resume: STAR PROSTHESIS ANKLE offering …

In the past decade, ankle joint replacements have become a good treatment option for advanced ankle arthritis in many patients. New joint replacements (prostheses) have become available that last longer and provide good pain relief. Dr. Roger Mann represents one of ten centers in the country participating in an FDA study with the Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement or STAR prosthesis. The STAR prosthesis has been used in Europe since 1980, and is widely recognized as the most successful ankle joint replacement that has been developed to date.

The Agility ankle prosthesis (Depuy), the first of a new generation of ankle prostheses, ..

Total Ankle Replacement - Adam Perler

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Roger Mann answers basic questions about the STAR™ ankle replacement. His talk covers ankle arthritis, treatment options, the benefits of an ankle replacement, the prosthesis itself, range of motion, FDA approval and post operative expectations.

27/08/2017 · Uncemented STAR total ankle prostheses ..

ankles treated with STAR ankle replacement ..

Indications: The Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement (STAR Ankle) is indicated for use as a non-cemented implant to replace a painful arthritic ankle joint due to osteoarthritis, post-traumatic arthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.