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3Frontal plane osteotomy

Performing the osteotomy

Intraoperatively osteotomy planes a and c will be performed sequentially and followed by osteotomy plane b to connect the first two components of the osteotomy.
Osteotomy planes a and c are both sawn from the surface of the bone 50% of the distance from dorsal to palmar/plantar in osteotomy a and 50% of the distance from palmar/plantar to dorsal in osteotomy c.
Once these cuts are completed, osteotomy plane b is sawn in the frontal plane mid-way from dorsal to palmar/plantar in the bone to connect osteotomy planes a and c.