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Vol:80 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #13844
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Open vs. Minimally Invasive Scarf Osteotomy for Hallux Valgus Correction

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OrthoEvidence. Open vs. Minimally Invasive Scarf Osteotomy for Hallux Valgus Correction. ACE Report. 2021;80(1):1. Available from:

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

Open vs Minimally Invasive Scarf Osteotomy for Hallux Valgus Correction: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Foot Ankle Int. 2021 Aug;42(8): 982-993.

Contributing Authors:
Torrent Josep Baduell Albert Vega Jordi Malagelada Francesc Luna Rodrigo Rabat Eduard

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Fifty eight patients with hallux valgus deformities were randomized to receive a minimally invasive scarf (MIS) osteotomy (n=30) or standard open scarf osteotomy (n=28). Outcomes of interest were radiologic measurements, postoperative clinical and pain scores, operative time, radiation exposure and complications. The MIS group obtained similar radiographic and clinical outcomes as the open scarf o...

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