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Volume:8 Issue:6 Number:9 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12250
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Minimally-invasive vs open distal chevron osteotomy surgery for the treatment of hallux valgus


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Five-Year Follow-up of Minimally Invasive Distal Metatarsal Chevron Osteotomy in Comparison with the Open Technique: A Randomized Controlled Trial

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2020 May 20;102(10):873-879.

Contributing Authors: G Kaufmann L Mörtlbauer P Hofer-Picout D Dammerer M Ban M Liebensteiner

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Synopsis

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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