First tarsometatarsal joint arthrodesis (Lapidus)

The Lapidus procedure is a fusion of the first TMT joint intended to eliminate joint movement and correct deformity around the first metatarsal.

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Lapidus Procedure for Hallux Valgus Correction
This video depicts a correction of a hallux valgus deformity using a lapidus procedure, a fusion of the first metatarsal with the medial cuneiform. The demonstration is performed by Dr. Kai Olms. The procedure uses a Stryker Asnis III 4.0mm cannulated screw and a VariAx Foot oblique t-plate.

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