What is the point of connection in tendon-to-bone fixation during tendon transfer for foot drop?

Updated: Mar 23, 2020
  • Author: James W Pritchett, MD; Chief Editor: Vinod K Panchbhavi, MD, FACS  more...
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In tendon-to-bone fixation, an osseous tunnel in the tarsal or metatarsal bones serves as the point of attachment. One study cited a report of a consequent neuropathic arthropathy of the tarsal joints.


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