metatarsal head resection

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metatarsal head resection

; Fowler's procedure surgical excision of some/all metatarsal heads to achieve symptomatic relief of forefoot pain, e.g. painful rheumatoid foot
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Pfenninger was chosen for the honor for his groundbreaking text, Pfenninger and Fowler's Procedures for Primary Care, 2nd Edition, as well as for his work as Director at the National Procedures Institute (NPI), as examples of the contributions he's made to change the way family medicine is perceived and practiced.