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First Ray Surgery


Hallux Valgus
By Bob Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS
Bunion deformities vary greatly with over 50 types of bunion surgery presented in the literature.1 Indeed, the list of procedures seems to be getting longer and more complicated. However, in my…
First MPJ Arthrodesis
By Hayden L. Hoffler, DPM, Paul T. Shaffer, DPM, Jared Hart, DPM and Kevin J. Burke, DPM
How much reduction of the first intermetatarsal (IM) angle can a surgeon obtain with first MPJ fusion? With this in mind, these authors review the literature and discuss key factors that affect IM…
Lapidus Bunionectomy
By Bob Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS
The Lapidus bunionectomy has slowly but steadily grown in popularity over the past decade in the United States. In the past three years or so, several orthopedic companies developed new products and…
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