Board-certified foot and ankle surgeon and lower extremity peripheral nerve surgeon dedicated to excellence in the care of medical and surgical conditions of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity nerve related injuries. Humanitarian advocate developing and directing ongoing medical and surgical mission trips in South America for pediatric orthopedic reconstructive and peripheral nerve surgery. Member of the American Society for Peripheral nerve and the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons. Director of the AENS Peripheral Nerve Surgery Course and surgical mission’s director of the Fundación Padre Damien, Guayaquil Ecuador and Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons.
Dr. Barrett 02:45 How did you start the mission work?
Dr. Wilton 02:55 Shares the story of his journey.
Dr. Barrett 05:30 Is anyone else implanting neurolysis in Leprosy?
Dr. Wilton 05:52 Complete decompressions
Dr. Barrett 06:31 Systemic versus edematous neuropathology
Dr. Wilton 08:23 Discusses etiology of neuropathy in Hansen’s disease
Dr. Wilton 09:13 The different forms of Leprosy
Dr. Barrett 10:31 What time course in the disease are you starting surgical decompression?
Dr. Wilton 10:44 Discusses the perioperative course
Dr. Barrett 12:53 Anti-microbial treatment
Dr. Wilton 13:38 Multi-drug treatment and Herxheimer reactions
Dr. Barrett 15:21 Staging of extremities: upper and lower
Dr. Wilton 15:30 Discusses their surgical success and post-op complications
Dr. Barrett 16:25 How often are the missions?
Dr. Wilton 16:29 Frequency and venues
Dr. Barrett 17:09 How would you categorize their general symptoms?
Dr. Wilton 17:36 Pain is number one!
Dr. Barrett 18:25 Similarities to diabetic peripheral neuropathy
Dr. Wilton 19:05 Not as good as in diabetic peripheral neuropathy
Dr. Wilton 20:08 Eating the Armadillo?
Dr. Wilton 22:18 Epidemiology of Leprosy in the US
Dr. Barrett 22:58 New cases in Florida
Dr. Wilton 23:30 The dengue fever outbreak in Florida
Dr. Barrett 24:22 Neuropathology of the Organism and similarity to CMTD?
Dr. Wilton 28:48 Structural adaptations after neuropathy
Dr. Wilton 30:50 Correlation to pathology seen in Shingles
Dr. Barrett 32:12 Thermography and temp differences in the lower extremity
Dr. Wilton 32:41 Their new article just submitted for publication
Dr. Wilton 33:42 The Cochrane Database
Dr. Barrett 34:27 What nerves are you decompressing?
Dr. Wilton 34:47 Discusses the surgery
Dr. Barrett 35:20 What about just the CPN decompression?
Dr. Wilton 36:00 Talks about staying out of danger in areas of questionable healing
Dr. Barrett 36:05 Proximal decompressions and Dr. Peyman Elison’s work
Dr. Wilton 36:43 Venous pressure improvement post decompression?
Dr. Barrett 37:06 The Phoenix Sign
Dr. Wilton 38:01 Arterial Flow Increase
Dr. Wilton 39:06 The changes in peripheral nerve surgery over the last decade
Dr. Barrett 39:16 TMR and Soleal Sling decompressions
Dr. Wilton 39:28 Talks about approach to Soleal Sling
Dr. Barrett 40:26 Discusses his approach
Dr. Wilton 41:37 Upcoming trips and the mission stats
Dr. Barrett 44:36 Shout out for AENS