Percutaneous Surgery for Severe Hallux Valgus

Foot Ankle Clin. 2016 Sep;21(3):479-93. doi: 10.1016/j.fcl.2016.04.002.


Severe hallux valgus is a challenge to treat. If the basal osteotomy is a well known surgery for severe deformity, the chevron osteotomy is usually used in mild to moderate deformity. With a accurent fixation the chevron can also be used in severe deformity. Both techniques can be performed percutaneously and offer reliable techniques.

Keywords: Distal chevron; Hallux valgus; MICA; Percutaneous; Proximal basal osteotomy.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Hallux Valgus / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Metatarsophalangeal Joint / surgery*
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Osteotomy / methods*