Distraction First Metatarsophalangeal Arthrodesis With Tricortical Calcaneus Autograft: Technique Tips

First metatarsophalangeal joint arthritis can stem from a biomechanical imbalance as in hallux abducto valgus, metabolic arthritidies such as rheumatoid or gout, and even in posttraumatic cases. Advanced arthritis in the foot and ankle can often become debilitating. Surgical intervention is often necessary.

First metatarsophalangeal joint arthritis can stem from a biomechanical imbalance as in hallux abducto valgus, metabolic arthritidies such as rheumatoid or gout, and even in posttraumatic cases. Advanced arthritis in the foot and ankle can often become debilitating. Surgical intervention is often necessary.

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Distraction First Metatarsophalangeal Arthrodesis With Tricortical Calcaneus Autograft: Technique Tips