Metatarsal Shaft: SCARF Procedure

bunion deformity

Preoperative
x-ray showing the bunion deformity

X-ray with a preoperative template

X-ray with a preoperative template which allows us to determine if the planned procedure is correct for the specific patient

marking on the metatarsal bone of the proposed bone cuts

An intraoperative photograph showing the marking on the metatarsal bone of the proposed bone cuts

use of a jig and the saw  blade

An intraoperative photograph showing the use of a jig and the saw blade in order to create accurate bone cuts

photograph showing the  2 screws in place

An intraoperative photograph showing the 2 screws in place

postoperative x-ray showing good alignment

A postoperative x-ray of that patient at 3 months showing good alignment

postoperative x-ray showing screw fixation

A postoperative x-ray of that patient at 3 months showing good alignment with screw fixation