Executive Editor: Joseph Schatzker, Richard Buckley

Authors: Michael Castro, Richard Buckley, Andrew Sands, Christina Kabbash

Metatarsals - Metatarsals, 2nd-4th, proximal metaphyseal fractures

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Dorsal intermetatarsal approach

This approach is indicated for ORIF of proximal and distal metaphyseal and epiphyseal fractures of the base of the metatarsals. It can also be used for diaphyseal osteotomies.

The approach can also be used for performing an interposition arthroplasty in cases of degenerative joint disease in the 4th and the 5th tarso-metatarsal joints.


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