Cuneiform rotation osteotomy for relapsed hallux valgus.

  • H S Kemp
  • Published 1990 in
    The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British…

Abstract

Many of the surgical techniques currently used in the management of hal!ux valgus result in shortening of the first metatarsal. Although this is usually of little significance, if recurrence of the deformity demands further surgical correction, this may produce unacceptable shortening ; the first metatarsal head may no longer be capable of transmitting… (More)

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