Title

Advanced Foot and Ankle Fixation Techniques in Patients with Diabetes.

Publication/Presentation Date

8-1-2011

Abstract

This article presents advanced techniques and current fixation constructs that are advantageous for the management of diabetic foot and ankle trauma and Charcot neuroarthropathy. Both these pathologies are often intimately related, and the fixation constructs that are required often require sound biomechanical concepts coupled with innovative approaches to achieve bone healing and limb salvage.

Volume

28

Issue

4

First Page

661

Last Page

671

ISSN

1558-2302

Disciplines

Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism | Other Medical Specialties | Podiatry | Surgery

PubMedID

21944399

Department(s)

Department of Surgery

Document Type

Article