The Chevron Osteotomy for Correction of Hallux Valgus

Mark S. Myerson, MD, Hans Jorg Trnka, MD and Mark E. Easley, MD

Material Covered

  • Etiology: intrinsic and extrinsic factors
  • Vascular and neurologic review
  • Indications and contraindications
  • Radiographic and clinical evaluation
  • Technique of regional ankle block
  • Indications, disadvantages of tourniquet
  • Surgical technique with soft tissue release
  • Postoperative management
  • Potential complications
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See the Corresponding JBJS Article:
Hans-Jrg Trnka, Alexander Zembsch, Mark E. Easley, Martin Salzer, Peter Ritschl, and Mark S. Myerson.
The Chevron Osteotomy for Correction of Hallux Valgus: Comparison of Findings After Two and Five Years of Follow-up.
J Bone Joint Surg Am 2000 82: 1373-1378. [Article]
  • Total Run Time: 27:19 minutes
  • Catalog Number: 1023
  • VJO Publication Date: December, 2000