Deformity correction and arthrodesis of the midfoot with a medial plate.

@article{Horton1993DeformityCA,
  title={Deformity correction and arthrodesis of the midfoot with a medial plate.},
  author={Greg A Horton and Brad W Olney},
  journal={Foot & ankle},
  year={1993},
  volume={14 9},
  pages={493-9}
}
Nine feet in eight patients undergoing tarsometatarsal (Lisfranc) or other midfoot arthrodeses for posttraumatic or degenerative arthritis were reviewed retrospectively. All patients were treated using a medial one-third tubular plate spanning the midfoot joints to be fused. Three feet underwent fusion in situ while six feet underwent correction of residual planus, planovalgus, or cavovarus deformity at the time of fusion. All patients achieved fusion within 12 weeks. A good or excellent result… CONTINUE READING