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Current Issue - March 2023, Volume 17, Issue No. 1

Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

Outcome of Surgical Fixation for Midfoot Charcot Neuroarthropathy - A Systematic Review


  1. Dardari D. An overview of Charcot's neuroarthropathy. J Clin Transl Endocrinol. 2020;22: 100239. doi: 10.1016/j.jcte.2020.100239
  2. Nielson DL, Armstrong DG. The natural history of Charcot's neuroarthropathy. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2008; 25(1): 53-62, vi. doi: 10.1016/j.cpm.2007.10.004
  3. Lamm BM, Gottlieb HD, Paley D. A two-stage percutaneous approach to charcot diabetic foot reconstruction. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2010; 49(6): 517-22. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2010.07.014
  4. Garchar D, DiDomenico LA, Klaue K. Reconstruction of Lisfranc joint dislocations secondary to Charcot neuroarthropathy using a plantar plate. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2013; 52(3): 295-7. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2013.02.019
  5. Ford SE, Cohen BE, Davis WH, Jones CP. Clinical Outcomes and Complications of Midfoot Charcot Reconstruction With Intramedullary Beaming. Foot Ankle Int. 2019; 40(1): 18-23. doi: 10.1177/1071100718799966
  6. Cullen BD, Weinraub GM, Van Gompel G. Early results with use of the midfoot fusion bolt in Charcot arthropathy. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2013; 52(2): 235-8. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2012.12.003
  7. Matsumoto T, Parekh SG. Midtarsal Reconstructive Arthrodesis Using a Multi-Axial Correction Fixator in Charcot Midfoot Arthropathy. Foot Ankle Spec. 2015; 8(6): 472-8. doi: 10.1177/1938640015592835
  8. Eschler A, Wussow A, Ulmar B, Mittlmeier T, Gradl G. Intramedullary medial column support with the Midfoot Fusion Bolt (MFB) is not sufficient for osseous healing of arthrodesis in neuroosteoarthropathic feet. Injury. 2014; 45 Suppl 1: S38-43. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2013.10.037
  9. Richter M, Mittlmeier T, Rammelt S, Agren PH, Hahn S, Eschler A. Intramedullary fixation in severe Charcot osteo-neuroarthropathy with foot deformity results in adequate correction without loss of correction - Results from a multi-centre study. Foot Ankle Surg. 2015; 21(4): 269-76. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2015.02.003
  10. Mehlhorn AT, Walther M, Iblher N, Sudkamp NP, Schmal H. Complication assessment and prevention strategies using midfoot fusion bolt for medial column stabilization in Charcot's osteoarthropathy. Foot (Edinb). 2016; 29: 36-41. doi: 10.1016/j.foot.2016.10.005
  11. Wiewiorski M, Yasui T, Miska M, Frigg A, Valderrabano V. Solid bolt fixation of the medial column in Charcot midfoot arthropathy. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2013; 52(1): 88-94. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2012.05.017
  12. Lowery NJ, Woods JB, Armstrong DG, Wukich DK. Surgical management of Charcot neuroarthropathy of the foot and ankle: a systematic review. Foot Ankle Int. 2012; 33(2): 113-21. doi: 10.3113/FAI.2012.0113
  13. Schneekloth BJ, Lowery NJ, Wukich DK. Charcot Neuroarthropathy in Patients With Diabetes: An Updated Systematic Review of Surgical Management. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2016; 55(3): 586-90. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2015.12.001
  14. Wiewiorski M, Barg A, Hoerterer H, Voellmy T, Henninger HB, Valderrabano V. Risk factors for wound complications in patients after elective orthopedic foot and ankle surgery. Foot Ankle Int. 2015; 36(5): 479-87. doi: 10.1177/1071100714565792
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  16. Sammarco VJ. Superconstructs in the treatment of charcot foot deformity: plantar plating, locked plating, and axial screw fixation. Foot Ankle Clin. 2009; 14(3): 393-407. doi: 10.1016/j.fcl.2009.04.004

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