A medial column arthrodesis involves removing the joints between the navicular, medial cuneiform, and first metatarsal to reduce motion, correct deformity, and eliminate pain.
Medial column arthrodesis with VariAx plate
This video demonstrates a medial column fusion. It covers the incision, the desired outcome, the osteotomy and fixation. The demonstration is performed by Dr. Donald Bohay and John Anderson of Grand Rapids, MI.