A new “tension side” locking plate for Hallux Valgus: A prospective multicentre case series

Publication date: Available online 3 June 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Daniel Goldbloom , Nilesh Makwana , Patrick Laing , Eric Toullec , Wilfrid Graff , Antoine Charbel Background Proximal osteotomy of the first metatarsal is often indicated for Hallux Valgus correction. Previously recognised complications however, include transfer metatarsalgia, first metatarsophalangeal joint stiffness, problems with fixation and prominence of metalware. Methods We report on one year follow up of an international prospective series between June 2009 and October 2012 involving three centres, including 91 feet (58 patients) that underwent proximal osteotomy, using a new locking plate applied to the plantar surface of the metatarsal

Publication date: Available online 3 June 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Daniel Goldbloom , Nilesh Makwana , Patrick Laing , Eric Toullec , Wilfrid Graff , Antoine Charbel Background Proximal osteotomy of the first metatarsal is often indicated for Hallux Valgus correction. Previously recognised complications however, include transfer metatarsalgia, first metatarsophalangeal joint stiffness, problems with fixation and prominence of metalware. Methods We report on one year follow up of an international prospective series between June 2009 and October 2012 involving three centres, including 91 feet (58 patients) that underwent proximal osteotomy, using a new locking plate applied to the plantar surface of the metatarsal

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A new “tension side” locking plate for Hallux Valgus: A prospective multicentre case series