Modified Lapidus procedure for hallux valgus.

@article{Sangeorzan1989ModifiedLP,
  title={Modified Lapidus procedure for hallux valgus.},
  author={Bruce J. Sangeorzan and Sigvard T Hansen},
  journal={Foot & ankle},
  year={1989},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={262-6}
}
A modified Lapidus procedure was introduced at Harborview Medical Center in 1979 for the treatment of symptomatic hallux valgus with hypermobile first ray. The results of the procedures were reviewed retrospectively in 32 patients with 40 feet that were operated on between 1979 and 1984. Preoperative diagnosis was symptomatic hallux valgus complex with hypermobile first ray in 33 and failed bunion surgery in 7. Follow-up ranged from 30 months to 6 1/2 years. Union of the arthrodesis site… CONTINUE READING

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