Modified plantar plate tenodesis for correction of claw toe deformity.

@article{Lui2010ModifiedPP,
  title={Modified plantar plate tenodesis for correction of claw toe deformity.},
  author={Tun Hing Lui and Lap Ki Chan and K. B. Chan},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 7},
  pages={584-91}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of the study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the modified plantar plate tenodesis for correction of claw toe deformity. MATERIALS AND METHODS Modified plantar plate tenodesis was performed in ten fresh frozen cadaveric feet with claw toe deformity of the second toe. The plantar plate of the second metatarsophalangeal joint was anchored to the extensor digitorum longus tendon by a figure-of-eight suture. The figure-of-eight construct and the relationship of… CONTINUE READING