• Plantar Approach for Treatment of Brachymetatarsia: A Novel Approach with An Aesthetic Consideration

    1 month ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    In the past, the open osteotomy was always performed through a dorsal approach in the surgical treatment of brachymetatarsia, which created scar formation on the dorsal skin, subsequently resulting in dissatisfaction with cosmetic results. In this study, we provided a plantar approach to avoid forming scars on the dorsal side. A retrospective review was conducted of nine patients with brachymetatarsia treated with an open osteotomy and gradual bone lengthening through a plantar approach.
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