Chevron Osteotomy

A procedure in which a 'V' shaped osteotomy of the distal metatarsal is created, which allows the first metatarsal head to be shifted laterally, correcting the abnormal shape from long standing valgus drift
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A Chevron osteotomy is a commonly used distal osteotomy which involves cutting the bone towards the end of the first metatarsal before fixing it back into a straighter position.
The Chevron osteotomy is a medial eminence resection, distal MT osteotomy, and medial capsulorrhaphy.
Chevron osteotomy. Analysis of factors in patients' dissatisfaction.
Large displacement distal chevron osteotomy for the correction of hallux valgus deformity.