Minimally invasive and percutaneous surgery of the forefoot current techniques in 2018

  • Cyrille CazeauEmail author
  • Yves Stiglitz
Expert's Opinion • FOOT - SURGERY


Minimally invasive and percutaneous techniques used to repair deformities of the forefoot have considerably developed recently. Like standard osteotomies, these techniques must take advantage of the mechanical advances made in the restoration of the foot’s architecture. Instead of an endpoint, these techniques represent an additional tool implemented towards a rapid functional, post-operative recovery. This review describes the power of this surgery, details its techniques and lists its indications. We also report our own experience and review the recent literature.


Percutaneous surgery Hallux valgus Forefoot surgery Metatarsalgia 



Rodolphe Ruffy, MD (, translated the manuscript.

Conflict of interest

The authors have received or will receive benefits for personal or professional use from a commercial party related directly or indirectly to the subject of this article.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hôpital Hôtel-DieuParisFrance
  2. 2.Clinique Victor HugoParisFrance
  3. 3.Hôpital Raymond PoincaréGarchesFrance

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