Fixation of first metatarsal basal osteotomy using Acutrak screw.

@article{Fadel2008FixationOF,
  title={Fixation of first metatarsal basal osteotomy using Acutrak screw.},
  author={George E Fadel and S. M. D. Javeed Hussain and Sankar Sripada and Amar Jain},
  journal={Foot and ankle surgery : official journal of the European Society of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={21-5}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to determine clinical and radiological outcome following the internal fixation of first metatarsal basal osteotomy using Acutrak screw. METHODS Between May 1999 and December 2003, 37 feet undergoing basal closing wedge osteotomy were stabilised using Acutrak screw. The minimum follow-up period was 18 months. The position and fate of the screw, complications, hallux valgus, intermetatarsal and metatarsal declination angles, and time for bony union were… CONTINUE READING

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