Evaluation of an Innovative Fixation System for Chevron Bunionectomy

Gordon L. Bennett, James A. Sabetta
  • Foot & Ankle International, September 2015, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/1071100715607006

A simple and effective method of stabilizing Chevron bunionectomy

What is it about?

There are many ways to stabilize Chevron osteotomies. This method allows for a maximal shift of the metatarsal head while allowing maintenance of the shift in a stable and permanent fashion.

Why is it important?

Chevron bunionectomy is one of the most popular and effective methods to correct hallux valgus deformity. This will typically relieve pain, allow patients to wear shoes comfortably, and typically, gain a lasting result

Perspectives

Dr Gordon Leslie Bennett (Author)
Crystal Clinic, Inc.

This technique, when combined with an Akin osteotomy of the proximal phalanx allows for a significant and lasting correction of hallux valgus, with minimal complications and good reproducibility

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