Modified Jones operation in the treatment of pes cavovarus

S. Giannini, M. Girolami|, F. Ceccarelli, G. Maffei

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The authors describe their technique and results in the treatment of pes cavovarus by transposition of extensor hallucis brevis to the first metatarsal (Jones operation) in association with arthrodesis of the interphalangeal joint of the hallux. In cases of structural deformity it is also combined with osteotomy of the base of the first metatarsal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)165-170
Number of pages6
JournalItalian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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