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Fluoroscopy-assisted plantar fasciotomy and calcaneal exostectomy: a retrospective study and comparison of surgical techniques.

  title={Fluoroscopy-assisted plantar fasciotomy and calcaneal exostectomy: a retrospective study and comparison of surgical techniques.},
  author={Ralph H. Graves and Dan Richter Levin and J A Giacopelli and Paul R. White and R D Russell},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  volume={33 5},
  • R. Graves, D. Levin, +2 authors R. Russell
  • Published 1994
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
A retrospective analysis of fluoroscopy-assisted plantar fasciotomy/calcaneal exostectomy is presented. The study included 34 patients whose symptoms were all improved to some degree by the procedure. On a five-point scale, the average improvement of preoperative symptoms was 3.2. There were a total of eight complications. The time it took to return to normal activities and until the pain became less than preoperatively was found to be decreased when compared with traditional methods. This… Expand
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