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New techniques in foot surgery - The V-tek system

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Michael Vitek presents for the first time innovative techniques of the drill-wire-free forefoot surgery, that modify the previous methods based on new implants.

The stability of the V-tek screws and V-tek plates have been shown to promote rapid bone healing. Using numerous case studies and over 500 images and radiographs, the author describes the application of the implants. A variety of indications show there are clear advantages compared to conventional techniques:

- Instantly durable, stable and shortening-free basic osteotomy and Lapidus arthrodesis

- Consistent, easy to be carried out and joint-preserving system for all forms of hallux with three different intramedullary locking plates

- Waiver of K-wires in the hammer toe treatment

- Minimal incision and safe correction in a minimally invasive hallux valgus and Tailor's-bunion surgery

- Cartilage preserving metatarsal osteotomy instead of a Weil-surgery

The book is presented here with the new techniques to facilitate the surgeon's interventions on the forefoot and to allow the patient a faster, safer treatment and rehabilitation.

The accompanying DVD explains all the individual steps of the operation in a most accurate way. The viewer has a training material at hand, which immediately enables him to not only understand the appropriate interventions but also to implement them himself.