Mobility ankle replacement - operative considerations
PATIENT POSITIONING: supine
NERVE BLOCK: Femoral and sciatic
KIT REQUIRED: DePuy
mobility ankle replacement, Lambotts and Hibs osteotomes, medium sized laminar spreader with smooth broad tips, fine bone nibblers, back cutting spinal rongeurs, large round nosed periosteal elevator.
Saw blades: Narrow single sided reciprocating blade (DePuy
), Long graduated oscillating blade (DePuy
), "Fanned out" oscillating blade (micoAire).