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Section: CME Category: Wound Care

Midfoot Ulcers & Charcot Arthropathy treated primarily with Gastroc-soleus Recession (GSR)

James Laborde, MD, MS

James Monroe Laborde, MD, MS discusses diabetic foot problems in light of a cause and effect cascade. Dr Laborde cites literature and experience that supports the use of the gastroc-soleus recession (GSR) to heal ulcers and prevent further progression of midfoot arch collapse, arthropathy and decrease risk for amputation.

CME (Credits: 0.5) Completion (Credits: 1)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Explain how tendon imbalance can cause Charcot arthropathy and midfoot ulcers
  2. Describe how primary tendon balancing can successfully treat midfoot ulcers
  3. Describe preliminary evidence that primary tendon balancing may prevent progression of Charcot arthropathy
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • CME (Credits: 0.5)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.5 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 03/16/2018 Expiration Date: 12/31/2022

  • Completion (Credits: 1)

    This lecture has been approved for the PRESENT Residency Education Online Curriculum by the PRESENT Curriculum Committee.

    Release Date: 01/01/2016 Expiration Date: 12/31/2022

  • Author
  • James Laborde, MD, MS

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
    LSU School of Medicine
    New Orleans, LA

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    James Laborde Dr Laborde has nothing to disclose