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Table 1 Lapidus procedure and hypermobility

From: Hypermobility of the first metatarsal bone in patients with Rheumatoid arthritis treated by lapidus procedure

  Number of patients Hypermobility
Lapidus procedure and soft procedure of first MTP joint 69 31 (33.7 %)
Lapidus procedure and resection of MTT heads 45 39 (42.4 %)
Lapidus procedure and arthrodesis of the first MTP joint 14 13 (14.1 %)
Lapidus procedure and Weil osteotomies 11 9 (9.8 %)
Lapidus procedure and Keller's procedure 3 0 (0 %)
Lapidus procedure and Akin procedure 1 0 (0 %)
All procedures 143 92
  1. Combination of the forefoot procedures with Lapidus procedure and their coincidence with the medial cuneometatarsal joint hypermobility.
  2. MTP - metatarsophalangeal joint; MTT -metatarsal bone.