Strategies for managing massive defects of the foot in high-energy combat injuries of the lower extremity.


Blast-related lower extremity trauma presents many challenges in its management that are not frequently experienced in high-energy civilian trauma. Because many of the blasts experienced in the current conflicts are ground based, the foot and ankle have sustained considerable severity and extent of injury because of the proximity of the blast. The high… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.fcl.2009.10.003

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