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Chevron Osteotomy Surgical Technique

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This is a distal diaphyseal osteotomy which is used for correcting quantitatively smaller Hallux Valgus deformities.

There is debate about the risk of avascular necrosis if the operation is combined with a formal open lateral release. A more limited transarticular release can be performed through the medial joint approach and this is usually required to mobilise the osteotomy adequately.

 

Author: Mark Herron FRCS

Institution: The Wellington Hospital , London

 

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