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- Published: Mar 2017
- ACE Report #9573
AAOS 2017: Open distal chevron vs percutaneous sub-capital osteotomy for hallux valgus
Study Type: Randomized Trial
OE Level of Evidence: N/A
Journal Level of Evidence: N/A
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Why was this study needed now?
Hallux valgus is a common foot deformity that, when symptomatic, can require surgical correction. There are a number of surgical procedures available to perform the correction of hallux valgus, but there is a paucity of high-quality trials evaluating their comparative efficacy.
What was the principal research question?
In patients with bilateral hallux valgus, were there differences in hallux valgus angle correction, intermetatarsal angle correction, and patient- and surgeon-satisfaction between open distal chevron osteotomy and percutaneous sub-capital osteotomy?
|Population:||29 patients with bilateral, painful, mild to moderate hallux valgus. (all patients were female, Mean age = 31).|
|Intervention:||Percutaneous sub-capital osteotomy: One foot of the patient was treated with a percutaneous sub-capital osteotomy procedure.|
|Comparison:||Open distal chevron osteotomy: One foot of the patient was treated with an open distal chevron osteotomy procedure.|
|Outcomes:||Outcomes included hallux valgus angle and intermetatarsal angle. Patient and surgeon satisfaction were also evaluated.|
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