[Metatarsal osteotomies for hallux valgus].

@article{Wlker2005MetatarsalOF,
  title={[Metatarsal osteotomies for hallux valgus].},
  author={Nikolaus W{\"u}lker and Andreas A. Suckel},
  journal={Der Orthopade},
  year={2005},
  volume={34 8},
  pages={726, 728-34}
}
In the surgical treatment of hallux valgus, proximal, diaphyseal, and distal osteotomies of the first metatarsal bone are commonly used. In an overview article different procedures are described as well as our own stage-adapted concept. Deformities with congruent articulation of the metatarsophalangeal joint are successfully treated with a distal chevron osteotomy. In an incongruent joint a distal soft tissue procedure is required for reduction of the joint. The metatarsus varus displacement is… CONTINUE READING