A Closer Look At Beaming The Columns In The Charcot Diabetic Foot

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William P. Grant, DPM, FACFAS, Bryan Barbato, BS, and Lisa M. Grant-McDonald, BS

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   For further reading, see “Limb Salvage And The Charcot Foot: What The Evidence Shows” in the March 2011 issue of Podiatry Today, “Can Scaling Theory Aid In Charcot Foot Reconstruction In Obese Patients?” in the March 2013 issue or the DPM Blog “Can ‘Beam’ Surgery Have An Impact For The Collapsed Charcot Foot?” at http://tinyurl.com/pa4ah9y .

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