Special FocusScarf and Akin Osteotomy for Hallux ValgusHariharan, Kartik FRCS, FRCS Orth; Ramesh, Pal MS, MCh, FRCS OrthAuthor Information Newport and Kingston upon Thames, UK The authors declare no conflict of interest. Address correspondence and reprint requests to Pal Ramesh, MS, MCh, FRCS Orth, Kingston Hospital, Galaworthy Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 7QB, UK. E-mail: [email protected]. Techniques in Foot & Ankle Surgery: September 2020 - Volume 19 - Issue 3 - p 125-131 doi: 10.1097/BTF.0000000000000288 Buy SDC Metrics Abstract Surgical treatment of hallux valgus by scarf and akin osteotomy has dramatically changed the outcomes since its introduction few decades ago. These procedures provide a stable construct and pain relief, significantly improving the patient journey. Despite the advent of newer options, the scarf osteotomy is continuing to be a popular procedure, especially among European foot and ankle surgeons. The authors describe this versatile procedure in details with a review of 39 patients with a minimum of 6 months follow-up. Level of Evidence: Diagnostic Level IV. See Instructions for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence. Copyright © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.