Cavus Foot: Deciding Between Osteotomy and Arthrodesis.


Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA. Electronic address: [Email]


Mild to moderate cavus deformity creates a dilemma in terms of surgical decision-making. The decision to pursue osteotomy or arthrodesis is not always clear. This article provides a framework for guiding management of these deformities, followed by a detailed surgical approach to correcting moderate cavus deformities, which emphasizes the use of a midfoot osteotomy-arthrodesis.


Cavus foot,Coleman block test,Midfoot osteotomy-arthrodesis,Moderate deformity,Soft tissue balancing,

OUR Recent Articles