Austin bunionectomy

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Austin bunionectomy

The most common type of bunionectomy, which entails cutting the first metatarsal bone at the "head" and fixing the cut with a screw. Patients usually can put some weight on the heel of the operated foot immediately following operation.
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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.