Ankle fusion may be accomplished in a satisfactory fashion by a number of standard techniques.
There is still a place for the choice of technique, depending on the situation.
The Gallie ankle fusion with or without modifications is a useful addition and yielded a minimum of complications in twenty patients.
An analysis of fifty ankle fusions revealed sufficient postoperative complaints to emphasize the need for careful patient selection.
Copyright 1960 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated