By Jakob C. Thorud, DPM, MS, FACFAS, Himani Patel, DPM, John Yuhas, DPM, and Evangelos Kyprios, DPM

Emphasizing the importance of a contingency plan, these authors discuss revision surgery for a patient who had two bunionectomies, a first metatarsophalangeal joint fusion and subsequent hardware removal.

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By H. John Visser, DPM, FACFAS, Jesse Wolfe, DPM, Robert Schergen, DPM, Anne Maestas, DPM, and Neil Ermitano, DPM

These authors discuss the use of tendon transfers and Achilles tendon resection for a 56-year-old patient who presented with drainage and dermatitis after receiving an allograft for an injury to the Achilles tendon.

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By Caitlin Garwood, DPM, and Colin Mizuo, DPM

Given the challenges of treating wounds in obese patients, these authors discuss key factors ranging from excess adipose tissue and venous insufficiency to oxidative stress and lymphedema, and offer insights from the literature on treatment options including compression wraps and complete decongestive therapy. 

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