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Surgical Technique for Scarf Osteotomy

Dr. Chris Hyer shares his surgical technique for a scarf osteotomy utilizing the strong and bio-integrative OSSIOfiber Trimmable Fixation Nail System.


In this video:

  • Overview of the Trimmable Nail System
  • Step-by-step review of the surgical technique
  • Surgical technique tips
  • Post-operative protocol
"The nail fixation maintains the compression that you've achieved with a reduction clamp or with the K-wires. As you can see, the fixation is stable to continue to maintain stability of the osteotomy," says Dr. Hyer.


Topics: Trimmable Fixation Nail System

Chris Hyer, DPM
Chris Hyer, DPM
Chris Hyer, DPM received his medical school training at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and completed his surgical internship and residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center. He is an OFAC fellowship trained surgeon, board certified in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery with the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Hyer is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, serving on the Board of Directors, as well as the editorial boards of the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery and Foot and Ankle Specialist.

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