Surgical Reconstruction of the Diabetic Foot and Ankle Hardbound
Thomas Zgonis DPM, FACFAS
Pub Date: June 2009
Trim Size: 8.375 x 10.875
Featuring more than 1,200 illustrations, including over 800 in full color, this book presents a stepwise approach to the surgical management of the most challenging cases in diabetic limb salvage. The book covers acute and chronic diabetic foot and ankle wounds and guides surgical decision-making in different case scenarios, including prophylactic, elective, trauma, and revisional surgery. Emphasis is on the multidisciplinary team approach. Topics covered include surgical reconstruction of the acute and chronic Charcot foot and ankle; local random, muscle and pedicle flaps for soft tissue coverage of the diabetic foot; equinus deformity and the diabetic foot; surgical management of malunions and nonunions; and autogeneous bone grafting and orthobiologics.