Assessing sesamoid subluxation: how good is the AP radiograph?

  title={Assessing sesamoid subluxation: how good is the AP radiograph?},
  author={K D Talbot and Charles L. Saltzman},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  volume={19 8},
Subluxation of the metatarsosesamoid joints frequently occurs with the development of hallux valgus deformity, and the restoration of a normal metatarsosesamoid articulation has been proposed as essential for achieving a biomechanically sound operative result. The position of the sesamoid bones on the AP radiograph is used often to assess the pre- and postoperative relationship between the hallucal sesamoids and the metatarsal sulci. We evaluated the validity of this approach. Thirty subjects… CONTINUE READING


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