Clinical Research

We invite you to browse some of the many abstracts that have been published on the subject of total ankle replacement and ankle revision over the years.
Currently, the Hintermann Series™ products are only being distributed to countries outside of the United States. 

HINTEGRA Total Ankle Replacement: Survivorship Analysis in 684 Patients
http://jbjs.org/content/95/13/1175

HINTEGRA Revision Arthroplasty for Failed Total Ankle Prostheses
http://jbjs.org/content/95/13/1166

Conversion of Painful Ankle Arthrodesis to Total Ankle Arthroplasty
http://jbjs.org/content/92/Supplement_1_Part_1/55

The Prediction of Muscular Load Sharing and Joint Forces in the Lower Extremities during Walking*. http://www.jbiomech.com/article/0021-9290(75)90089-5/abstract

Ankle Joint Biomechanics. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7174695

Force distribution across wrist joint: application of pressure-sensitive conductive rubber.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1564285

Tibiofemoral contact stress and stress distribution evaluation of total knee arthroplasties.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8523008

Total ankle arthroplasty: a unique design. Two to twelve-year follow-up.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9801209

A geometric model of the human ankle joint. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10332622

An improved method for measuring tibiofemoral contact areas in total knee arthroplasty: a comparison of K-scan sensor and Fuji film. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10460132

Heredity integral drift compensation in piezoresistive contact stress sensors.
http://www.ors.org/Transactions/45/0957.PDF

Measuring contact pressure and contact area in orthopedic applications: Fuji Film vs. Tekscan.
http://www.ors.org/Transactions/46/0518.pdf

Kinematic changes after fusion and total replacement of the ankle: part 1: Range of motion.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14733341

Kinematic changes after fusion and total replacement of the ankle: part 2: Movement transfer.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14733342

Kinematic changes after fusion and total replacement of the ankle: part 3: Talar movement.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14733343

Uncemented STAR total ankle prostheses. Three to eight-year follow-up of fifty-one consecutive ankles. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12851358

Uncemented STAR total ankle prostheses: surgical technique.
http://jbjs.org/content/86/1_suppl_2/103

Gait analysis in ankle osteoarthritis and total ankle replacement.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17604886

Impact of talar component rotation on contact pressure after total ankle arthroplasty: a cadaveric study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20460067

Stresses in the ankle joint and total ankle replacement design.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21549973

Posterior talar shifting in mobile-bearing total ankle replacement.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26443698

Heterotopic ossification after primary total ankle arthroplasty.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21508282

Force and motion analysis of the normal, diseased, and prosthetic ankle joint.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/912978

A comparison of contact pressures in tibial and patellar total knee components before and after service in vivo. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8119003

Biomechanics of the ankle joint: a perspective on total ankle replacement.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11232467

Biomechanics of and research challenges in uncemented total ankle replacement.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15241148

Scandinavian total ankle replacement: a 3.7-year average follow-up of 65 patients.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15241143