Carbon Fiber Fixation : A Novel Fixation Technology in Foot and Ankle Surgery

Abstract

Transmetatarsal amputation remains the standard treatment for the unsalvageable diabetic forefoot; however, this operation is often complicated by wound dehiscence, ulceration, the need for additional surgery and tendon balancing. This technique provides an uncomplicated suturing method for closure of the standard transmetatarsal amputation. A drill hole is… (More)

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