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CPD/CME Points: 1.5
The Triple fusion is with modern internal fixation techniques a highly successful intervention for treating both significant deformity as well as arthritic symptoms.
It is key that joint preparation is correctly done and that hind-foot and mid-foot alignment is restored.
Functionality for most activities of daily living is little effected but in the longer term arthritis is very likely to occur in the neighbouring joints .
Author: Mark Herron FRCS
Institution: The Wellington Hospital , London