Mau osteotomy

Mau osteotomy

An oblique diaphyseal osteotomy used for hallux valgus, which was described by Mau and Lauber in 1926. It is currently used as an alternative to the closing base wedge osteotomy in correcting the metatarsus primus adductus component  of hallux abductovalgus.
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This guide includes information on the use of the Acutrak 2 screw in 8 of the most common forefoot reconstruction procedures, including Akin, MTP fusion, Lapidus, Chevron bunionectomy, SCARF bunionectomy, Weil osteotomy, Mau osteotomy, and Ludloff osteotomy.