Tarsometatarsal/Lisfranc’s arthrodesis

Wikis > Surgery > Midfoot procedures > Tarsometatarsal/Lisfranc’s arthrodesis

Tarsometatarsal/Lisfranc’s arthrodesis

Indications – osteoarthritis, especially following trauma (common reason); structural ‘breakdown’ of joint from mechanical stress (often complain of pain and fatigue); deformity of midfoot

Complications:
• non-union and malunion (especially in neuropathic feet)
• injury to the superficial peroneal nerve (anatomical variations of nerve are common)

Comments are closed.