Section I - Anatomy of ankle joint 1. Gross Anatomy of Ankle Joint and HindfootMatteo Guelfi, Miquel Dalmau-Pastor, Francesc Malagelada, Jordi Vega2. Gross Anatomy of Subtalar Joint Matteo Guelfi, Miquel Dalmau-Pastor, Rosa M. Mirapeix, Jordi Vega Section II - Basic ankle arthroscopy 3. Instrumentation and Operative Setup for Anterior Ankle, Posterior Ankle and Subtalar ArthroscopyCecilia Pasquali, Clara Terzaghi, Elia Paiusco 4. Diagnostic Arthroscopy for Anterior/Posterior Ankle JointClara Terzaghi, Cecilia Pasquali, Elia Paiusco Section III - Impingement of anterior/posterior ankle and subtalar joint 5. Bony Impingement: Etiology and Classifications, Treatment, Arthroscopic ProceduresFabrizio Cortese, Domenico Mercurio, Maria Pia Pasquali, Piero Giardini6. Soft Tissue Impingement: Etiology and Classifications, Treatment, Arthroscopic ProceduresAngelo Bertelli, Alberto Marangon, Elisa Facci, Piergiuseppe Perazzini Section IV - Chondral and Osteochondral ankle joint defects 7. Etiology, Classifications, Mechanism of CctionAlberto Gobbi, Graeme Whyte8. Repair by Microfractures and PerforationsAntonio Zanini, Manuel Bondi, Pierfrancesco Bettinsoli, Andrea Pizzoli9. Restore by OATYoshiharu Shimozono, John Kennedy 10. Restore by ACI /MACI ProcedureSean Haloman, Richard Ferkel11. Repair by ACIC TechniquePiero Volpi, Alessandro Quaglia, Laura de Girolamo12. Restore by Mesenchimal CellsRoberto Buda, Federico Pilla, Giada Lullini, Matteo Baldassarri, Eleonora Pintus, Cesare Faldini13. The Use of AllograftFabrizio Cortese, Domenico Mercurio, Alessandro Santandrea, Leonardo Puddu Section V - Instability of Ankle and Subtalar Joint 14. Ankle Sprains: Classification, Treatment and Arthroscopic ProceduresAlberto Branca, Marco Merlo, Clara Terzaghi, Cecilia Pasquali15. Instability of Ankle and Subtalar JointAlberto Ventura 16. Arthroscopic Brostroem ProcedureFrancesco Allegra, Edoardo Barberini, Stefano Carli17. Capsular Plication RepairAntonio Zanini, Manuel Bondi, Pierfrancesco Bettinsoli, Andrea Pizzoli18. Radiofrequency RepairAlberto Ventura19. Ligaments Anatomic RepairStephane Guillo, Haruki Odagiri, Masato Takao20. Syndesmotic Joint Instability Arthroscopic RepairFrancesco Allegra, Francesco Lijoi Section VI - Upper and Lower Ankle arthritis 21. Ankle Arthritis: Etiology and ClassificationsAndrea Pantalone, Matteo Guelfi, Vincenzo Salini, Marco G.B. Guelfi22. Ankle Joint DebridementPaolo Ceccarini, Andrea Pantalone, Pierluigi Antinolfi, Giuseppe Rinonapoli, Auro Caraffa, Marco Guelfi23. Ankle Fusion by ScrewsMarco Guelf, Jordi Vega, Francesc Malagelada, Miquel Dalmau-Pastor24. Ankle Fusion by NailFrancesco Allegra, Giovanni Corsini, Giovanni Pizza, Roberto Zannoni, Andrea Billi25. Subtalar Joint Arthritis: Treatment and Arthroscopic Lateral ProceduresYoshiharu Shimozono, John G. Kennedy, James W. Stone26. Arthroscopic Subtalar Arthrodesis by Posterior ApproachFrancesco Lijoi Section IX - Ankle Tendinopathies 27. Flexor Hallucis Longus TendinopathyMarcello Lughi28. Peroneal Tendons TendinopathyPim. A.D. van Dijk, Cornelis Nicolaas van Dijk29. Tibialis Posterior TendinopathyPim Van Dijk, Cornelis Nicolaas van Dijk30. Haglund DiseaseMarcello Lughi 31. Achilles' Tendon TendinopathiesNicola Maffulli, Rocco Aicale, Domiziano Tarantino Section X- Plantar fascia 32. Endoscopic Treatment of Plantar FascitisFrancesco Allegra, Giovanni Corsini, Carlo Paglialunga Section XI-Great toe disorders 33. Etiology, Classifications and Treatment by Arthroscopic ProceduresAlberto Marangon, Yoshiharu Shimozono, Michele Montanari, Angelo Bertelli, Paolo Sembenini, Piergiuseppe Perazzini Section XII - Rehabilitation 34. Rehabilitation Following Ankle ArthroscopyAlessandro Corsini, Gian Nicola Bisciotti
Dr Francesco Allegra is Coordinator of the arthroscopic joint surgery unit at the Department of Orthopedics, Un iversita La Sapienza, where he teaches students and trains fellows in orthopedic practice and arthroscopic surgery. He obtained his medical Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the Catholic University of Rome with the highest honors, and subsequently received his degree in Orthopedic and Traumatology from the same academic institute, furtherly specializing in Physiotherapy. After a collaboration with the Main Military Hospital in Rome, he spent 15 years working at "San Camillo-Forlanini" Hospital in Rome, promoting and developing its arthroscopic surgery services. In 1993 he became Director of the orthopedic unit at Guarnieri Multispecialty Clinic in Rome, further developing arthroscopy methods for different joints. From 2004 to 2007 he directed the orthopedic department at Villa Silvana Hospital. The author of several articles on sport traumatology and arthroscopic surgery, Dr Allegra serves on the Board of Directors of several medical scientific societies, including the Italian Sport Traumatology Society (Societa Italiana Traumatologia dello Sport - S.I.Tra.S.), Orthopedic and Traumatology Association of Lazio (ALOTO), and Italian Arthroscopy Society (Societa Italiana di Artroscopia - S.I.A.), and since 2008 he has also been a honor member of the American Society of Arthroscopy (AANA). Dr Francesco Lijoi obtained the degree of Medicine and Surgery at Bologna University (Italy) and the Graduation in Orthopedic and Traumatologic Science and in Physiotherapy at the Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, all with maximum votes and honors. He attended many of the most renowned International Orthopedic Centers in Europe and USA: Hospital Petie-Salpetriere Paris; Middelares Hospital /APRA Kliniek, Antwerpen, Belgium; Orthopaedic Research Center Amsterdam University, The Nederlands,; Hospital for Special Surgery, New York; Hospital for Joint Desease, New York; Southern California Orthopedic and Sports Medical Center, Los Angeles). Dr. Lijoi is a member of Italian Society Orthopaedic and Traumatology (SIOT); Italian Society of Arthroscopy (SIA); Italian Society of Knee, Arthroscopy, Cartilage, Sports Traumatology (SIGASCOT); European Society of Sport, Knee and Arthroscopy (ESSKA); he has been an International Member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) for over 10 years. He published several papers and he is the author of several chapters in published volumes, especially on arthroscopic surgery. He organized Courses and Congresses on arthroscopic techniques and has been speaker and chairman in many National and International events. He has been the Director of the Orthopedic and Traumatologic Unit of the Morgagni Hospital in Forli (Italy) for 14 years. Dr. Lijoi is currently working in private clinics.