okoj, Volume 15, No. 2

Hallux Valgus With Increased Distal Metatarsal Articular Angle

Hallux valgus is a common deformity of the forefoot with a multifactorial etiology. It is important to have an understanding of foot anatomy and the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that can lead to the development of the condition when deciding on nonsurgical or surgical treatment.

    • Keywords:
    • distal metatarsal angle

    • hallux valgus

    • metatarsophalangeal joint

    • proximal phalangeal articular angle

    Overview and Strategies for Complex Total Knee Arthroplasty

    A total knee arthroplasty becomes complex in the presence of bone loss or soft-tissue deficiency. After complex total knee arthroplasty has been performed, it is important to follow certain principles for an optimal outcome. Nonsurgical treatment should be attempted before total knee arthroplasty is considered.

      • Keywords:
      • limb alignment

      • templating

      • total knee arthroplasty