OsteoMed EnCompass Surgical Technique


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OsteoMed EnCompass Surgical Technique (ST-030-1608-B)Surgical TechniqueEnglish ENDecember 2, 2021December 2, 2021

Incision and Exposure: A dorsal incision is made from the distal third of the metatarsal shaft to a point midway along the shaft of the proximal phalanx. Expose the extensor tendon and retract medially or laterally. The incision is deepened to expose the capsule of the metatarsophalangeal joint. The capsular tissues are carefully dissected from the metatarsal head and the base of the proximal phalanx. A McGlamry or tissue elevator can be used to elevate and expose the metatarsal head. …