[Osteotomy of the first ray in the treatment of hallux valgus].

An osteotomy of the first row for the treatment of hallux valgus is indicated for younger patients with minor to moderate valgus deformation and only minor arthritic changes in the first metatarsophalangeal joint. The osteotomy has two prominent goals: Correction of the deformity and restoration of muscle function and muscular balance. Especially the later… (More)