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.
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.