AofA

AcronymDefinition
AofAAnalysis of Algorithms
AofAAssociation of First Aiders
AofAAssociação dos Oficiais das Forças Armadas (Portugal)
AofAAdvanced Oxygen First Aid (training guide)
AofAAnthroyloxy Fatty Acid
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Weber's three indexes were used to evaluate reduction of the ankle joint and syndesmosis in the mortise view: (1) trilateral intervals of the ankle joint should be equal and parallel, (2) the medial spike of the fibula should indicate the level of the tibial subchondral bone (no irregular Shenton's line), and (3) the contour of the lateral part of the articular surface of the talus continues as an unbroken curve to the recess in the distal fibula (Coin sign).[23],[24] The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) Ankle-Hindfoot Score and Visual Analog Scale (VAS) score were used for functional and pain evaluation at the final follow-up of a mean of 3 years.
At the 12 months postoperative visit, the patient was satisfied with the results and was performing sports activity (AOFAS score: 91).
Baseline demographic characteristics of the groups Prolotherapy group (n=26) n Mean[+ or -]SD Age (years) 45.1[+ or -]6.7 Sex Female 21 Male 5 Time of symptoms (month) 32.8[+ or -]23.9 Side Right 18 Left 8 Visual Analog Scale (Baseline) 6.9[+ or -]1.5 AOFAS (Baseline) 55.0[+ or -]15.5 Foot Function Index (Baseline) 57.7[+ or -]13.6 Control group (n=24) n Mean[+ or -]SD p Age (years) 46.3[+ or -]7.6 0.539 Sex 0.623 Female 19 Male 6 Time of symptoms (month) 34.3[+ or -]23.3 0.825 Side 0.616 Right 15 Left 9 Visual Analog Scale (Baseline) 6.7[+ or -]1.44 0.600 AOFAS (Baseline) 57.4[+ or -]14.4 0.683 Foot Function Index (Baseline) 56.9[+ or -]12.7 0.834 SD: Standard deviation; AOFAS: American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society Clinical Rating System.
After 6 months of follow-up, the patient had a VAS score of 2 and an AOFAS score of 87.
The second outcome measure was the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) questionnaire [20].
In conjunction, the company will unveil the latest and greatest products available for private labeling at Tyber Medical Booth #824 at AOFAS in Seattle, WA.
After a mean follow-up of 2 years (range 12-42 months), the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons (AOFAS) score as well as the Foot and Ankle Ability Measure (FAAM; activities of daily living subscale) showed a statistically significant improvement in favor of particulated juvenile articular cartilage compared with BMAC-enhanced marrow stimulation in these 12 patients.
The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) ankle-hindfoot scale, the Victorian Institute of Sport Assessment-Achilles (VISA-A) scores, and Arner-Lindholm standard were used to evaluate the surgical outcomes of the patients.
Be sure to ask these doctors if they've done a foot fellowship and belong to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (aofas.org), where members receive continuing education on the latest medical advances and procedures in this area.