Minimally-invasive vs open distal chevron osteotomy surgery for the treatment of hallux valgus
Five-Year Follow-up of Minimally Invasive Distal Metatarsal Chevron Osteotomy in Comparison with the Open Technique: A Randomized Controlled TrialJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020 May 20;102(10):873-879.
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Fourty-seven feet from 42 patients were randomized to receive an open distal chevron osteotomy or a minimally invasive distal chevron osteotomy for the treatment of hallux valgus. Outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), the American Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) score, the distal metatarsal articular angle, the hallux valgus angle and range of motion. Outcomes were asse...
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