Surgical Technique for Combined Dwyer Calcaneal Osteotomy and Peroneal Tendon Repair for Correction of Peroneal Tendon Pathology Associated with Cavus…

Abstract: Peroneal tendon pathology is commonly seen in patients with underlying pes cavus. The Dwyer calcaneal osteotomy is a useful adjunctive procedure to address the heel varus component of the cavus foot deformity, especially in the presence of concomitant peroneal tendon pathology. The lateralizing heel osteotomy using a wedge resection can effectively reduce future stress on the repaired peroneal tendons, although technical challenges arise when attempting to perform both tendon repair and heel osteotomy through the same incision.

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Surgical Technique for Combined Dwyer Calcaneal Osteotomy and Peroneal Tendon Repair for Correction of Peroneal Tendon Pathology Associated with Cavus…

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