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Blog posts tagged with 'bunion surgery'

Minimal Incision Bunionectomy
Minimal Incision Bunionectomy

Does a smaller incision make for a better bunionectomy?

Minimal incision surgery (MIS) has improved the surgical outcomes of many types of surgery.  For example, in laproscopic surgery a minimal incision approach has a number of short term benefits including decreased infection rates, shorter hospi...

Adjacent segment disease post bunionectomy
Adjacent segment disease post bunionectomy

To fuse or not to fuse – that is the bunionectomyAustin bunionectomy

Adjacent segment pathology following bunionectomy procedures

Foot and ankle surgeons use a number of fusion techniques to treat forefoot pathology.  Fusion of the great toe joint is commonly used to treat acquired hallux valgus (bunion).  The Lapid...

What is micro fracture?
What is micro fracture?

How is micro-fracture used in foot and ankle surgery?Hallux limitus chondromalacia

The surface of every joint is covered with a smooth, glistening material called cartilage.  Cartilage is an avascular structure that is supplied with oxygen and essential nutrients by the synovial fluid within the joint.  Synovial fluid is capab...

What’s the best hands-free speaker for the operating room?
What’s the best hands-free speaker for the operating room?

Music in the OR?Music in the OR

What’s the mood in an OR?  A lot of times, the mood in an operating room is set by the choice of music played during a surgical case.   Some surgeons are classical buffs.  Others show tunes.  I’m a jam band kind of guy.  So as the surgeon, I usually get to choose the music.  When w...

Metatarsal Transfer Lesions
Metatarsal Transfer Lesions

Podiatrists discuss a transfer lesion as a complication of bunion surgery. What is a transfer lesion and how is it treated? This article explores the concept of transfer lesions and treatment options.