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The Clinical Results of the Proximal Opening Wedge Osteotomy Using a Low Profile Plate in Hallux Valgus: Comparison with Proximal Chevron Osteotomy Fixed with K-wires
J Korean Foot Ankle Soc. 2013;17:302-308
Published online December 31, 2013
© 2013 J Korean Foot Ankle Soc.

Eun-Seok Seo, M.D., Tae-Jung Bang, M.D., Suk-Ha Jeon, M.D.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
Correspondence to: Suk-Ha Jeon
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Medical Center 245 Eulji-ro 6ga, Jung-gu, Seoul 100-799, Korea
Tel: +82-2-2260-7198 Fax: +82-2-2260-7192 E-mail: mdjsh@nate.com
Received October 20, 2013; Revised November 2, 2013; Accepted November 12, 2013.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Abstract
Purpose: To present clinical results of proximal first metatarsal opening wedge osteotomy and low profile plate fixation in hallux valgus deformity.
Materials and Methods: Thirty-two patients (39 feet) underwent surgery for hallux valgus deformity. Fourteen patients (18 feet; Group A) underwent proximal first metatarsal opening wedge osteotomy fixed with low profile titanium plate (Arthrex
Keywords : Hallux valgus, Low profile plate, Chevron osteotomy, Proximal metatarsal opening wedge osteotomy


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