Point-Counterpoint: Triple Arthrodesis: Is It The Standard Of Care For Hindfoot Reconstructions?
- Volume 24 - Issue 1 - January 2011
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Given the considerations outlined above, I would argue that triple arthrodesis is not the obvious standard of care for the treatment of hindfoot pathology. Rather, triple arthrodesis is a component of the treatment algorithm for patients presenting with rearfoot deformities, pathology or pain.
Dr. Hendrix is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and the American Academy of Wound Management. He is in private practice at Mid-South Foot and Ankle Specialists in Tennessee.
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