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Vertical Contour Calcanectomy

Plantar and decubitus ulcerations with calcaneal body osteomyelitis is extremely challenging to treat. We will discuss a surgical option to treat this difficult pathology along with supporting evidence.

CME (Credits: 0.5) CEU (Credits: 0.75)

Joseph Park, DPM
Assistant Professor
College of Podiatric Medicine Western University of Health Sciences
Pomona, CA
[email protected]

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Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the rationale and reasons for performing a partial calcanectomy.
  2. Explain the technique for performing a Vertical Contour Calcanectomy (VCC).
  3. Discuss the evidence and outcomes for the Vertical Contour Calcanectomy.

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