Medial closing wedge osteotomy (Akin)

An Akin osteotomy is a medial closing wedge osteotomy of the proximal phalanx for the purpose of correcting a valgus deformity of the hallux.

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Akin Osteotomy - Dr. Kai Olms
This video depicts a cadaveric surgical procedure of an Akin Osteotomy. This is a medial closing wedge osteotomy performed by Dr. Kai Olms on the proximal phalanx of the hallux using an Asnis Micro 2.0mm cannulated screw. 

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