I encountered ankle replacements in my outpatient rotation at Harborview Medical Center where we saw the patient as a part of post-surgery check-ups. I have not encountered any clinically since then but have treated a patient for something else who has had an ankle replacement. There is an interesting article in the NYT about an increase in the number done with a wave expected in the future with baby boomers getting older. You can read the article here.
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