The "flap-shaft" prosthesis for insensate feet with Chopart or Lisfranc amputations.

@article{Krause2007TheP,
  title={The "flap-shaft" prosthesis for insensate feet with Chopart or Lisfranc amputations.},
  author={Fabian G{\"o}tz Krause and Hansj{\"u}rg Aebi and Oliver Lehmann and Martin Weber},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={255-62}
}
BACKGROUND The inevitable detachment of tendons and the loss of the forefoot in Chopart and Lisfranc amputations result in equinus and varus of the residual foot. In an insensate foot these deformities can lead to keratotic lesions and ulcerations. The currently available prostheses cannot safely counteract the deforming forces and the resulting… CONTINUE READING