The Weil osteotomy of the lesser metatarsals: a clinical and pedobarographic follow-up study.

@article{Vandeputte2000TheWO,
  title={The Weil osteotomy of the lesser metatarsals: a clinical and pedobarographic follow-up study.},
  author={Geoffroy Vandeputte and Greta Ph E Dereymaeker and A. Steenwerckx and Louis Peeraer},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  year={2000},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={370-4}
}
The clinical results with pedobarographic analysis were assessed in 32 patients (59 metatarsals) who underwent a distal metatarsal shortening (Weil) osteotomy for either intractable plantar keratoses or chronically dislocated lesser metatarsal phalangeal joints. All patients had increased pressure under the involved metatarsal heads. Thirty three of the 59 metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joints were chronically dislocated. At an average follow-up of 30 months, patients rated the result as excellent… CONTINUE READING

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