Every surgical procedure has a mix of benefits and risks dependent upon your personal circumstances. While there are no guarantees of success, possible benefits include pain relief, restored mobility, and improved quality of life.
Any of the below could occur during or after surgery, and may require medical attention (such as further surgery) and possible implant removal. Consult with your surgeon for risks specific to your procedure and medical devices. If you suspect any of these conditions, speak to your doctor immediately.
Given the risks, your doctor may decide that ankle replacement surgery is not appropriate if: