Kidner procedure

Kidner procedure

surgical technique - navicular resection and reroute of posterior tibial tendon; used to correct chronic posterior tibial muscle dysfunction in cases presenting with a hypertrophied or accessory navicular
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6,8,9,13,16-18) Surgery can be simple excision of the accessory bone or the Kidner procedure can be used.
After surgery for an accessory navicular, some investigators prefer a walking boot cast for 8 weeks; the Kidner procedure requires immobilization in a cast for 6 weeks.
The necessity for immobilization after surgery for an accessory navicular (a walking boot cast for 8 weeks (14) or 6 weeks in a plaster cast after the Kidner procedure (15,19,22)) is a disadvantage for an active dancer.