Treatment of hammertoe deformity using a one-piece intramedullary device: a case series.

@article{Witt2012TreatmentOH,
  title={Treatment of hammertoe deformity using a one-piece intramedullary device: a case series.},
  author={Bryan L Witt and Christopher F Hyer},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={2012},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={450-6}
}
Hammertoes are common deformities that are often surgically treated using arthrodesis or arthroplasty of the proximal interphalangeal joint with percutaneous, temporary Kirschner wire fixation. However, percutaneous Kirschner wire fixation is associated with potential complications, including wire migration, breakage, and pin tract infection. Furthermore, the complications of pseudoarthrosis and nonunion are seen using this technique owing to a lack of rotational control of the Kirschner wire… CONTINUE READING

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