Dr. Thomas Clanton was featured in the Houston Chronicle for his research on the Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement, known as STAR. Houston was one of 10 sites participating in the nationwide trail on the STAR procedure. The local trial compared five patients who underwent the STAR method with five who had traditional ankle fusion.
During his time as Chairman of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Dr. Clanton continued to research the effectiveness of the STAR ankle replacement.
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