Open vs. Minimally Invasive Scarf Osteotomy for Hallux Valgus Correction
Open vs Minimally Invasive Scarf Osteotomy for Hallux Valgus Correction: A Randomized Controlled TrialFoot Ankle Int. 2021 Aug;42(8): 982-993.
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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...