When Should You Operate On The Charcot Foot?

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 3 – March 2015 Author(s):  Valerie L. Schade, DPM, FACFAS, FACFAOM Following a delayed diagnosis of Charcot foot, physicians may turn to surgery to salvage the limb although there are debates surrounding the timing of surgery. In a thorough review of the literature, this author reviews the impact of Eichenholtz staging upon treatment interventions and weighs the pros and cons of arthrodesis and exostectomy procedures.

Issue Number:  Volume 28 – Issue 3 – March 2015 Author(s):  Valerie L. Schade, DPM, FACFAS, FACFAOM Following a delayed diagnosis of Charcot foot, physicians may turn to surgery to salvage the limb although there are debates surrounding the timing of surgery. In a thorough review of the literature, this author reviews the impact of Eichenholtz staging upon treatment interventions and weighs the pros and cons of arthrodesis and exostectomy procedures.

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When Should You Operate On The Charcot Foot?