It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Foot & Ankle Problems Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-19-2007, 08:12 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: nyack, ny, usa
Posts: 37
piggygirl HB User
why would a hemi joint implant be done??

If a patient had a sever bunion condition, would the hemi implant ever be used to realign the 1st metatarsal, instead of cutting a wedge shape and securing with screws??

Sponsors Lightbulb
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
1st MTP Fusion vs. Hemi-arthroplasty Valerie1404 Foot & Ankle Problems 19 01-22-2011 03:57 PM
hemi implant bocadiva Foot & Ankle Problems 7 10-19-2010 01:11 PM
MTPJ Joint Fusion Story dbgoalie Foot & Ankle Problems 99 02-21-2008 01:41 PM
hemi implant removed?? piggygirl Foot & Ankle Problems 5 08-16-2007 06:06 PM
hemi joint implant question piggygirl Foot & Ankle Problems 1 07-10-2007 02:46 PM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:52 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2015 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!