Charcot Foot and Ankle Reconstruction: Current Thinking and Surgical Approaches

Thomas Zgonis, Thomas S. Roukis, Bradley M. Lamm

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The surgical repair of unstable diabetic neuropathic osteoarthropathy of the midfoot or the hindfoot and ankle remains a challenge with little guidance available in the medical literature. The authors present their proposed surgical intervention techniques regarding the use of external fixation with or without combined internal fixation. A step-by-step guide through the authors' preferred technique for these difficult limb salvage cases is presented in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)505-517
Number of pages13
JournalClinics in podiatric medicine and surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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