The Open Distal Chevron Osteotomy

Brian T. Sleasman, Muhammad Mutawakkil, Milap Patel, Anish R. Kadakia*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract:Hallux valgus is one of the more common complaints for patients presenting to a foot and ankle clinic. The open distal chevron osteotomy has been a successful and widely used treatment option for symptomatic patients with a mild to moderate deformity. In this paper we will review the evidence with a focus on recent publications, our indications and contraindications, technique, results, and potential complications of the procedure.Levels of Evidence:Level V.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-199
Number of pages9
JournalTechniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2021


  • chevron osteotomy
  • hallux valgus
  • surgical technique

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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