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Keller Procedure Wheeless

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Description: Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
procedure combines soft tissue release and removal of the medial eminence with resection of the proximal end of the proximal phalanx;
- complications include transfer metatarsalgia (helped with MP bar), recurrence (reduced w/ medullary pin and splinting), hallux varus, and hallux extensus (minmized with use of IM pin);

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

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
Last Modified: Tue Oct 23 2007