Lesser Forefoot Surgery

Lesser Forefoot Surgery

By: Joshua Gerbert (editor)Hardback

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This important work discusses the pathomechanics of the most common lesser forefoot pathologies which cannot be found in any current published textbook.

  • Indications & contradictions for common surgical procedures utilised to correct lesser forefoot pathology
  • Detailed description of the surgical techniques
  • Discussion of recommended surgical postoperative management
This textbook is a compilation of 30 years of experiences by the members of the surgery department at the California School of Podiatric Medicine in evaluating and determining the most effective surgical therapies for the more common problems of the lesser forefoot.

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About Author

Joshua Gerbert, DPM Professor and Former Chair, Department of Podiatric Surgery, California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA; Chief of Podiatric Surgery Department, St. Mary's Medical Center, San Francisco, CA; Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons; Board certified in foot and ankle surgery, American Board of Podiatric Surgery; Private practice in San Francisco, CA.


  • Chapter 1 Pathophysiology of Metatarsalgia and Digital Deformities William M. Jenkin
  • Chapter 2 Hallux Hammertoe Albert E. Burns
  • Chapter 3 Arthrotomy, Exostectomy, Arthroplasty, Syndactylism and Skin Plasties of Lesser Digits Joel R. Clark
  • Chapter 4 Fusion of Central Digits William M. Jenkin
  • Chapter 5 Digital and Lesser MTPJ Implants Joel R. Clark
  • Chapter 6 Soft Tissue Management of the Dislocated Lesser Metatarsal-Phalangeal Joint Joshua Gerbert
  • Chapter 7 Lesser Metatarsal Osteotomies & Plantar Condylectomy Joshua Gerbert
  • Chapter 8 Tailor's Bunionette Deformity William M. Jenkin
  • Chapter 9 Inter-Metatarsal Neuritis or Neuroma Joshua Gerbert, William Jenkin
  • Chapter 10 Management of the Arthritic Forefoot William M. Jenkin
  • Chapter 11 Foot Amputations Albert E. Burns
  • Chapter 12 Congenital Deformities of the Forefoot Albert E. Burns

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/01/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781574001266
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 362
  • ID: 9781574001266
  • ISBN10: 1574001264

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