What is percutaneous foot surgery?

Written by: Dr. Juan De la Cerda y De la Serna
Published: | Updated: 16/11/2021
Edited by: Top Doctors®

According to experts in traumatology , percutaneous foot surgery is the most modern and less invasive operation performed to correct deformities of the feet.


What is the intervention of percutaneous foot surgery?

whole foot Percutaneous foot surgery is performed through small incisions through which resectable exostosis, osteotomies and tenotomies practice to allow correction.


What conditions can be operated by percutaneous foot surgery?

Apart from the usual to treat bunions (hallux valgus), percutaneous foot surgery is used in hallux rigidus, Sesamoiditis, metatarsus varus, metatarsalgias and other toe deformities.


What has postoperative percutaneous foot surgery?

Percutaneous foot surgery can be performed under local anesthesia, a fact that reduces the stay in the clinic. When not wearing a bandage and a plaster shoe Barouk that enables immediate support is used.


What recovery has percutaneous foot surgery?

Because the foot support is immediate, many activities can be done from the outset, although evolution depends on the consolidation of each patient and can vary from 1-2 months.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection
Dr. Juan De la Cerda y De la Serna

By Dr. Juan De la Cerda y De la Serna
Orthopaedic Surgery

With 40 years of experience, Dr. De la Cerda is an eminence in the field of orthopedic surgery and traumatology. He performed the first operation in Spain to place a prosthesis. He is an experienced surgeon in the prosthetic implant both knee and hip, and shoulder, ankle or elbow. He has been head of department at the National Institute of Health. In addition, he has taught Orthopaedic Surgery at the Complutense University of Madrid.

He has been a Fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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