Chevron osteotomy with lateral release and adductor tenotomy for hallux valgus.

@article{Potenza2009ChevronOW,
  title={Chevron osteotomy with lateral release and adductor tenotomy for hallux valgus.},
  author={Vito Potenza and Roberto Caterini and Pasquale Farsetti and Fabrizio Forconi and Eugenio Savarese and Simone Nicoletti and Ernesto Ippolito},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={512-6}
}
BACKGROUND Distal chevron osteotomy is a procedure widely performed for the surgical treatment of painful hallux valgus. The risks and benefits of a lateral capsular release and adductor tenotomy combined with chevron osteotomy are still debated. The aim of our study was to report the clinical and radiographic outcomes of this combined procedure in mild and moderate incongruent bunion deformities, with a hallux valgus angle (HVA) up to 40 degrees and an intermetatarsal angle (IMA) up to 20… CONTINUE READING

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