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New surgical technique could reduce incidence of Charcot foot

May 29, 2015

Charcot foot, a debilitating foot deformity linked with diabetes that can lead to amputation in severe cases, is increasing in the United States, according to data recently published in the Journal of Diabetes and its Complications. However, a new form of surgery using an external fixation device could enable patients to walk normally again.

Michael Pinzur, MD, FAAOS, a professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, developed an alternative technique using an Ilizarov circular external fixator, according to a press release.

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