With this proliferation of arthroscopy and other minimally invasive approaches due to the greater demands for day case surgery, there is much interest among orthopedic surgeons for quick reference guides to assist with minimally invasive techniques. Describing the techniques and, importantly, the indications for minimally invasive procedures for the management of forefoot disorders, this book will explain the management of various conditions and how they can be approached using minimally invasive techniques. However, rather than only concentrating on minimally invasive surgery of the forefoot, the book will examin the options open to surgeons operating in this area - both open surgical and arthroscopic - and explaining the benefits of each. Extensive radiographs, diagrams, and intra-operative pictures will illustrate the procedures described.
1 Arthroscopy of the first metatarsophalangeal joint. 2 Minimally invasive management of hallux rigidus. 3 Percutaneous first metatarso-phalangeal joint fusion. 4 The Reverdin-Isham procedure for the correction of hallux valgus. 5 Arthroscopic assisted correction of hallux valgus deformity. 6 Minimally invasive hallux valgus correction. 7 Minimally invasive modified Wilson osteotomy for hallux valgus. 8 Percutaneous treatment of static metatarsalgia with distal metatarsal mini-invasive osteotomy. 9 Percutaneous surgery for static metatarsalgia. 10 Isham hammertoe procedures for the correction of lesser digital deformities. 11 Minimally invasive management of dorsiflexion contracture at the metatarsophalangeal joint and plantarflexion contracture at the proximal interphalangeal joint of the fifth toe. 12 Arthroscopic assisted correction of lesser toe deformity. 13 Percutaneous fixation of proximal fifth metatarsal fractures.
Nicola Maffulli MD, MS, PhD, FRCP, FRCS(Orth), FFSEM Centre Lead and Professor of Sports and Exercise Medicine Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon Queen Mary University of London Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry William Harvey Research Institute Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine Mile End Hospital 275 Bancroft Road London E1 4DG England