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Chevron Osteotomy Wheeless

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Description: Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
in this procedure, a "V" shaped osteotomy of the distal metatarsal is created, which allows the first MT head to be shifted laterally, correcting the abnormal shape from long standing valgus drift;

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Wheeless
Institution: Duke
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
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