A Guide To The Triple Arthrodesis For Hindfoot Deformities

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Kevin Dux, DPM, Sarah Edgar, DPM, and Peter Blume, DPM, FACFAS

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   For further reading, see “Point-Counterpoint: Triple Arthrodesis: Is It The Standard Of Care For Hindfoot Reconstructions?” in the January 2011 issue of Podiatry Today.

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