Charcot expert underscores midtarsal correction risks as well as successes

Surgical correction of midtarsal deformities related to Charcot neuroarthropathy can have a high success rate, but patient comorbidities should be carefully considered, according to research presented in July at the annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society in Seattle. Researchers analyzed 214 patients over a 12-year period, all of whom were immobilized postoperatively with an external fixator.

Surgical correction of midtarsal deformities related to Charcot neuroarthropathy can have a high success rate, but patient comorbidities should be carefully considered, according to research presented in July at the annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society in Seattle. Researchers analyzed 214 patients over a 12-year period, all of whom were immobilized postoperatively with an external fixator.

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Charcot expert underscores midtarsal correction risks as well as successes