5. Star - Treatment Of Ankle Deformities Webinar

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Treatment Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the Definition of Incongruent Deformity?
    • A. 

      Greater than 15° between the tibia and talar articular surfaces

    • B. 

      Less than 25° angle between the tibia and talar articular surfaces

    • C. 

      Greater than 10° between the tibia and talar articular surfaces

  • 2. 
    In a varus ankle less than 25°, what position should you place the ankle when resecting the dorsal talus?
    • A. 

      Dorsiflexion

    • B. 

      Neutral to slight Valgus

    • C. 

      Plantarfelxion

  • 3. 
    How can a Surgeon decide when it is appropriate to release the Deltoid?
    • A. 

      When positioning the first talar cut, if the heel can be brought to neutral or slight valgus

    • B. 

      Once components are in place, if there is excessive pressure medially and lateral - off

    • C. 

      If the surgeon is trialing the poly’s and he cannot insert the smallest poly option

  • 4. 
    How many degrees of talar component tilting occurs before a surgeon performs a lateral ligament reconstruction?
    • A. 

      More than 10°

    • B. 

      More than 25°

    • C. 

      More than 5°

  • 5. 
    Valgus Deformity is more common in what sex?
    • A. 

      Men

    • B. 

      Women

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 6. 
    If a surgeon is performing a medial release and the patient has a lax medial ligament complex as well as a lax lateral ligament complex, how should the surgeon address this on this tibial side?
    • A. 

      The surgeon should resect less tibia so he/she does no oversize the poly

    • B. 

      The surgeon should resect an additional 2mm off the tibia

    • C. 

      The surgeon should resect the 5mm as noted in the technique

  • 7. 
    If the patient has an anteriorly subluxed Talus, the surgeon should:
    • A. 

      Use a larger talar component

    • B. 

      Shave off the inner portions of malleoli especially more posteriorly in joint

    • C. 

      Place the Datum in the center of the Talus

  • 8. 
    In Sagittal Plane Deformity, what is the optimal position of the components?
    • A. 

      To position the Talar component directly under the center of the tibia

    • B. 

      To position the Talar component more posterior

    • C. 

      To position the Talar component more anterior