This educational activity is intended for plastic surgery practitioners, residents, and other healthcare professionals interested in translating expanded knowledge into practice for the improvement of patient outcomes in plastic and reconstructive surgery.
In this video, A. Lee Dellon, MD, PhD performs multiple lower extremity neurolysis on a Caucasian female patient who exhibits both nerve compression and neuropathy in the lower extremities. Her symptoms includes muscle weakness as well as numbness and pain in the feet. Watch Dr. Dellon as he decompresses the common peroneal nerve at the fibular neck, the superficial peroneal nerve in the leg, and the deep peroneal nerve over the foot dorsum. He also decompresses the tibial nerve the tarsal tunnel and the medial and lateral plantar and calcaneal nerves in their own separate tunnels at the foot level.
Dr. Dellon has nothing to disclose. All ASPS staff members managing this activity have no relevant financial relationships or affiliations to disclose. All identified conflicts of interest have been resolved and the educational content thoroughly vetted by ASPS for fair balance, scientific objectivity, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. The ASPS also requires faculty/authors to disclose when off-label/unapproved uses of a product are discussed in a CME activity or included in related materials.
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