Thursday, January 13, 2011

Trephine Fusion of Lisfranc Metatarsal Cuneiform Joint in Foot Surgery Podiatry

© 2010 This Illustration depicts a metatarsal cuneiform fusion via a trephine core. An autograft or allograft is replaced into the site of the Lisfranc joint. This example demonstrates a bone graft taken from the calcaneus. After harvesting an autograft of cancellous and cortical bone, the next trephine core is taken from second metatarsal intermediate cuneiform joint at Lisfranc and replaced with graft. Note that the plantar cortex

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