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Table 1 Values of Eq. 12 for different physiological intermetatarsal angles α

From: Geometric analysis of indications for minimally invasive distal metatarsal osteotomy in treatment of hallux valgus

Intermetatarsal angle α (°) Intended correction (α−8°) (°) Equation 12
12 4 E = 0.07 × L − 3.5 mm
14 6 E = 0.11 × L − 3.5 mm
16 8 E = 0.14 × L − 3.5 mm
18 10 E = 0.18 × L − 3.5 mm
20 12 E = 0.21 × L − 3.5 mm