Partial calcanectomy with antibiotic biocomposite injection for diabetes patients with heel ulcers and calcaneal osteomyelitis

a single stage treatment

Heel ulcers with calcaneal infection are difficult to treat, with frequent relapses. The authors report a series of four patients who presented with a heel ulcer and calcaneal osteomyelitis. The results show that using a single stage partial resection of calcaneum with primary closure of wound and an antibiotic biocomposite injection (Cerament®, Bonesupport) injection is a viable and useful technique in managing calcaneal osteomyelitis … read more