First Ray Elevation Osteotomy for Cavovarus Foot: Dorsal Oblique Wedge Osteotomy


This article presents a new technique that allows a controlled and stable correcting osteotomy of the first metatarsal for cavovarus deformity. The preoperative planning and the surgical technique are described. (Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances 26(2):116–119, 2017) Key words: cavovarus, elevation, foot, osteotomy, treatment

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Pablo Wagner, MD; Diego Zanolli, MD; Andres Keller, MD; Cristian Ortiz, MD; Ximena Ahumada, MD; Patricia Paz, MD; Beat Hintermann, MD; and Emilio Wagner, MD