Minimally Invasive Advances: Lesser Toes Deformities

Guillaume Cordier, Gustavo Araujo Nunes
Foot and Ankle Clinics 2020, 25 (3): 461-478
Minimally invasive procedures to treat lesser toes deformities are among the main surgeries of percutaneous techniques and considered mature techniques due to technical versatility and high correction potential, with low rates of complications. Although they seem technically simple procedures, there are important technical details for each of them to obtain a reliable correction. To achieve success in lesser toes percutaneous treatment, it is imperative to follow minimally invasive basic principles, especially postoperative care with specific bandages for unfixed osteotomies. Practical training is mandatory before starting the experience; the foot surgeon must learn theoretic and practical aspects to master this surgery.

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