Advanced Foot and Ankle Fixation Techniques in Patients with Diabetes.
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.
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Bevilacqua, N. J., & Stapleton, J. J. (2011). Advanced foot and ankle fixation techniques in patients with diabetes. Clinics In Podiatric Medicine And Surgery, 28(4), 661-671. doi:10.1016/j.cpm.2011.06.007
Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism | Other Medical Specialties | Podiatry | Surgery
Department of Surgery