Transmetatarsal amputation is an excellent procedure in the face of nonhealing ulceration, infection, trauma, peripheral vascular disease, and tumors. This article discusses transmetatarsal amputations, the decision-making process, timing of surgery, operative techniques, postoperative management, and salvage of the failed transmetatarsal amputation.
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Wallace, G. F., & Stapleton, J. J. (2005). Transmetatarsal amputations. Clinics In Podiatric Medicine And Surgery, 22(3), 365-384
Other Medical Specialties | Surgery
Department of Surgery