Gastrocnemius fascia release under local anaesthesia as a treatment for neuropathic foot ulcers in diabetic patients: a short series.


BACKGROUND Diabetic foot ulceration is the leading cause of major amputation in the developed world. Plantar neuropathic ulcers at the forefoot can be managed conservatively with off-loading, but treatment is not invariably successful. Achilles tendon lengthening procedures aim at increasing dorsiflexion and decreasing forefoot pressure but can be… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/00015458.2016.1192378


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