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The Diabetic Ankle: From Fracture to Charcot


Date: June 16, 2015


Moderator: Michael Pinzur, MD


Faculty: Carroll Jones III, MD; Michael Pinzur, MD; Dane Wukich, MD

 



Learning Objectives

  • Describe the pathophysiology of neuropathic disease.
  • Outline the risks associated with caring for patients with diabetes, peripheral neuropathy and morbid obesity.
  • Review the treatment of simple ankle fractures in diabetic patients with peripheral neuropathy.
  • Describe the treatment of complex ankle fractures and wounds in diabetic patients with peripheral neuropathy.
  • Discuss the treatment of neuropathic (Charcot) arthropathy of the ankle.​

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