hammertoe


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ham·mer·toe

 (hăm′ər-tō′)
n.
A toe, usually the second, that is permanently flexed downward, resulting in a clawlike shape.

hammertoe

(ˈhæməˌtəʊ)
n
1. (Pathology) a deformity of the bones of a toe causing the toe to be bent in a clawlike arch
2. (Pathology) such a toe

ham•mer•toe

(ˈhæm ərˌtoʊ)

n.
1. a deformity of a toe, usu. the second or third, in which there is a permanent angular flexion of the joints.
2. a toe with such a deformity.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hammertoe - a deformed toe which is bent in a clawlike arch
toe - one of the digits of the foot
Translations

hammertoe

[ˈhæmətəʊ] Ndedo m (en) martillo

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[USPRwire, Wed Aug 21 2019] The rising incidence rate of hammertoe and arthritis is the prime driver of the market growth.
For example -- "HammerFIT Extremity Reamer System" has been launched by Instratek for hammertoe surgery.
Over the next three years, the Company will be developing and submitting several new product lines to the FDA, which will include cannulated surgical screws and surgical staples, as well as a proprietary Hammertoe System.
A Hammertoe syndrome is characterized by an abnormal bend in the middle joint of the toe, most commonly the second, third, and fourth toes.
Such considerations and improvements have led to dozens of innovations since the company's 2010 birth, including treatments for flat feet, bunions, and hammertoe. Paragon 28's newest addition to the latter product portfolio is the TenoTac soft tissue fixation system, a product that aims to both streamline procedures and give surgeons more flexibility in their technique and approach to hammertoe issues.
Over the next three years, the company will be developing and submitting several new product lines to the FDA which will include cannulated surgical screws and surgical staples, as well as a proprietary Hammertoe System.
A: The abnormal bending of the toe known as hammertoe can become increasingly uncomfortable as the toe curls under and becomes stiff and rigid over time.
Examples of forefoot surgeries are bunion and hammertoe corrections, and examples of a rearfoot procedure include flatfoot or cavus reconstruction.
"Functionally there should not be any limitations after surgery, although most patients should be aware that when a hammertoe is fixed, that toe will no longer be able to be curled like the other toes."
According to the company, the TyFix is the first of its kind all-in-one extremity joint fixation device that eliminates the use of the ancillary instrumentation for a wide range of bone fixation procedures, including hammertoe correction.
Hammertoe and mallet toe feature an abnormal bend in the joints of one or more of toes.
Nextremity Solutions designs and manufactures the following procedure-ready, sterile implant systems for the correction of foot and ankle pathologies, which will be globally distributed by Zimmer Biomet: Nextra Hammertoe Correction System, the industry's only adjustable two-piece hammertoe implant.