What is it about?

A report on the failure of one type of internal fixation devise used during Charcot midfoot deformity correction.

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Why is it important?

To make sure that the surgeons are aware of this devise failure so that it is not used. This also forms the basis for the development of newer and successful implants


This report led to the development of better fixation devises

Venu Kavarthapu
King's College Hospital

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This page is a summary of: The medial column Synthes Midfoot Fusion Bolt is associated with unacceptable rates of failure in corrective fusion for Charcot deformity: Results from a consecutive case series, The Bone & Joint Journal, June 2015, Bone & Joint, DOI: 10.1302/0301-620x.97b6.34844.
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