Category : Journal (Ankle) / OrthopaedicsTibial hemimelia is a rare but disabling condition. Although reconstructive methods have been described, the recommended treatment typically has been amputation at various levels followed by the use of a suitable prosthesis. A new technique known as femoro-fibulo-calcaneal arthrodesis has been developed as a limb-salvage procedure for patients with type-I deficiency who refuse amputation or have no access to good prosthetic care.
Source : JBJS
On : 02-Apr-2019