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How long do ankle replacements last?

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Dr. Selene Parekh
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Longevity ankles

Good question. It depends on which one you are talking about.
But, in general the data suggest a survivorship of 85-90% at 10 years. We don't have the 15 year data yet.

In brief: Longevity ankles

Good question. It depends on which one you are talking about.
But, in general the data suggest a survivorship of 85-90% at 10 years. We don't have the 15 year data yet.
Dr. Selene Parekh
Dr. Selene Parekh
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Dr. Robert Mihalich
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
1 doctor agrees

In brief: We don't know

Older ankle replacements appear to last about 10 years.
Newer generation replacements that came on the market about 2 years ago will hopefully last longer, but we don't have the studies to tell us yet.

In brief: We don't know

Older ankle replacements appear to last about 10 years.
Newer generation replacements that came on the market about 2 years ago will hopefully last longer, but we don't have the studies to tell us yet.
Dr. Robert Mihalich
Dr. Robert Mihalich
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Dr. Seth Steber
Podiatry

In brief: 10-15+ years

Most ankle replacement should last at least 10 to 15 years.

In brief: 10-15+ years

Most ankle replacement should last at least 10 to 15 years.
Dr. Seth Steber
Dr. Seth Steber
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