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.
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.