Foot (Edinb) 2022 May 23;51:101896. Epub 2021 Dec 23.
Orthopedics Department, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal; Surgery and Physiology Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal; CUF Porto Hospital, Porto, Portugal; i3S - Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal; INEB - Instituto Nacional de Engenharia Biomédica, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.
Background: Hindfoot ulcers associated with chronic calcaneus osteomyelitis are very difficult to manage and many patients need a limb amputation for resolution. Total calcanectomy can be a salvage procedure for these patients. The purpose of this study is to present our results of total calcanectomy. Read More