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Modified crescentic osteotomy in children.

Authors
  • Jay, R M
  • Schoenhaus, H D
  • Donohue, C M
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of foot surgery
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1990
Volume
29
Issue
5
Pages
417–420
Identifiers
PMID: 2258559
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A crescentic osteotomy of the first metatarsal is unstable during the preliminary healing stage. The authors present a modification in the direction of the cut of the osteotomy. This alteration increases stability at the first metatarsal base.

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