Hallux valgus: Proximal first metatarsal osteotomies

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In general, moderate to severe hallux valgus deformity with metatarsus primus varus demands correction with a first metatarsal shaft osteotomy; in such deformity, distal osteotomies are associated with a high recurrence rate. Several different first metatarsal shaft osteotomy patterns continue to be performed, with the particular technique based on surgeon preference (Table 2.1) Typically, a distal soft-tissue procedure is performed in conjunction with a first metatarsal shaft osteotomy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Easley, ME; Darwish, HH; Schreyack, DW; DeOrio, JK; Trnka, HJ

Published Date

  • January 1, 2012

Book Title

  • International Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery

Start / End Page

  • 11 - 25

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9780857296085

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-0-85729-609-2_2

Citation Source

  • Scopus