Improved Function, Time to Return to Sports with OAT vs osteotomy for Freiberg's disease
Osteochondral Autologous Transplantation Versus Dorsal Closing Wedge Metatarsal Osteotomy for the Treatment of Freiberg Infraction in Athletes: A Randomized Controlled Study With 3-Year Follow-upAm J Sports Med. 2019 Aug;47(10):2367-2373
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27 athletes with Freiberg's disease were randomized to receive surgical intervention via an Osteochondral Autologous Transplantation (OAT) or a Dorsal Closing Wedge Metatarsal Osteotomy (DCWMO). The primary outcomes of interest were the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society - lesser metatarsophalangeal-interphalangeal (AOFAS-LMI) score, pain on the Visual Analog Scale for foot and ankle (VAS...
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