Endoscopic plantar fasciotomy: two portal endoscopic surgical techniques--clinical results of 65 procedures.

@article{Barrett1993EndoscopicPF,
  title={Endoscopic plantar fasciotomy: two portal endoscopic surgical techniques--clinical results of 65 procedures.},
  author={Susan L Barrett and Stephen V Day},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={1993},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={248-56}
}
The authors have developed two endoscopic techniques that, in their opinion, are minimally traumatic and achieve superior clinical results when compared with traditional types of heel spur surgery. From the original development of the one-portal system for endoscopic plantar fasciotomy, a two-portal system has been developed (patent pending) that provides significant advantages over the one-portal system. Postoperative morbidity was decreased with both endoscopic techniques when compared with… CONTINUE READING

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