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Revision Forefoot: Technique for Salvage After First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthroplasty With Arthrodesis.

Jackson, Lyle MD; Roster, Brent MD; Kreulen, Christopher MD; Giza, Eric MD
Techniques in Foot & Ankle Surgery: Post Author Corrections: February 26, 2016
doi: 10.1097/BTF.0000000000000119
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Failure of a first metatarsophalangeal joint arthroplasty can be a debilitating condition for the patient and a challenging condition for the treating surgeon. This technique article highlights 2 techniques: the use of a tricortical iliac crest bone block allograft and also distal tibia autograft for metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis and management of the bony defect.

Level of Evidence: Diagnostic Level IV. See Instructions for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence.

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