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Foot Ankle Spec. 2013 Aug;6(4):296-302. doi: 10.1177/1938640013490123. Epub 2013 May 14.

Hammertoe surgery and the Trim-it Drill pin.

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East Valley Foot and Ankle Specialists, Mesa, Arizona 85206, USA. luke@cicchinelli.com

Abstract

Digital deformities are some of the most frequent complaints of patients seeking a surgical solution after the failure of conservative care. A thorough assessment of the actual level of deformity is important to ensure a lasting surgical correction. This article details the options for correcting hammertoe, clawtoe and mallet toe deformities with Trim it Drill pin and the Spin pin.

LEVELS OF EVIDENCE:

Level 5.

KEYWORDS:

PLLA; Spin pin; Trim it Drill pin; absorbable pin

PMID:
23673417
DOI:
10.1177/1938640013490123
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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