FHL tendon transfer in diabetics for treatment of non-healing plantar heel ulcers.

@article{Kim2010FHLTT,
  title={FHL tendon transfer in diabetics for treatment of non-healing plantar heel ulcers.},
  author={J Young Kim and Inmook Lee and Kyungwon Seo and Woosung Jung and Byungkwan Kim},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={480-5}
}
BACKGROUND In diabetics, although heel ulcers occurring after Achilles tendon lengthening for managing forefoot ulcers are rare, they are a very troublesome complication. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results of FHL tendon transfer for management of a plantar heel ulcer as a sequelae of insufficiency of the Achilles tendon in diabetic… CONTINUE READING