[Release of the lateral structures of the first metatarsophalangeal joint during hallux valgus surgery].


PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Operations of hallux valgus deformity are very well known in orthopaedic surgery. The important part of these procedures is the release of soft tissue on the lateral side of the first metatarsophalangeal joint. Soft tissue procedures became routinely used in the 1920s and 1930s and several techniques of soft tissue release have been… (More)


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