Surgical treatment of hallux valgus deformity in rheumatoid arthritis: clinical and radiographic evaluation of modified Lapidus technique.

@article{Shi2000SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of hallux valgus deformity in rheumatoid arthritis: clinical and radiographic evaluation of modified Lapidus technique.},
  author={Kenrin Shi and Kenji Hayashida and Tetsuya Tomita and Masaru Tanabe and Takahiro Ochi},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={2000},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={376-82}
}
The authors evaluated a modified Lapidus technique for 21 rheumatoid hallux valgus deformities. The technique corrects the deformity by performing arthrodesis of the first tarsometatarsal joint and preservation of the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint. The authors clinically studied patients' subjective improvement of pain and footwear comfort, as well as their satisfaction with the outcome of the surgery. The study also analyzed radiographic changes of the hallux valgus angle (HVA) and two… CONTINUE READING

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