Modification of the Scarf Osteotomy for Treatment of Hallux Valgus

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Abstract

Scarf osteotomy is a technique in the management of hallux valgus, which has been seen to grow in popularity in recent years, mainly because of its versatility in correction of the deformity. We describe a modification of the technique for the Scarf osteotomy to utilize the excised bone, produced as part of the standard technique, as an autologous bone graft. We present the outcomes of a consecutive series of patients operated upon by the senior author, using this technique.

Level of Evidence: Treatment Benefits Level 4 (Case series). See Instructions for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence.

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