Percutaneus Calcaneal Displacement Osteotomy

  • Lawrence A. DiDomenicoEmail author
  • Joseph M. AnainJr.
  • Michael D. LaCivita


Calcaneal osteotomies are commonly performed procedures in the correction of compound deformities in the foot and ankle.1 They have been utilized for over 100 years in foot surgery with their first introduction by Gleich in 1893.1–11 Complications in the performance of the calcaneal osteotomy are rare.3,6,11 Among the complications seen through the standard lateral approach of a calcaneal osteotomy are: wound dehiscence, sural nerve damage, sural neuritis, delayed union, non–union, infection, and invasion of the medial neurovascular structures.3,6,9–11


Achilles Tendon Neurovascular Structure Plantar Fascia Stab Incision Ancillary Procedure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence A. DiDomenico
    • 1
    Email author
  • Joseph M. AnainJr.
  • Michael D. LaCivita
  1. 1.Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgical FellowshipAnkle and Foot Care Centers/Ohio College of Podiatric MedicineClevelandUSA

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