First cuneiform closing abductory osteotomy for reduction of metatarsus primus adductus.

@article{Hara1992FirstCC,
  title={First cuneiform closing abductory osteotomy for reduction of metatarsus primus adductus.},
  author={B Hara and James C Beck and Richard A. Woo},
  journal={The Journal of foot surgery},
  year={1992},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={434-9}
}
The closing subtraction osteotomy of the first cuneiform effectively reduces pronounced obliquity of the first metatarsal cuneiform joint and predictably reduces the intermetatarsal angle in patients with metatarsus primus adductus. This osteotomy is combined with other procedures in surgical realignment of the first ray. Cases best suited for this procedure must be selected carefully. The procedure involves resecting the existing bone block from the opposing surfaces of the first and second… CONTINUE READING

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