Both SERI and Scarf osteotomy similar for correction of hallux valgus
The SERI distal metatarsal osteotomy and Scarf osteotomy provide similar correction of hallux valgusClin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Jul;471(7):2305-11. doi: 10.1007/s11999-013-2912-z. Epub 2013 Mar 14
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Twenty female patients (n=40 feet) with bilateral hallux valgus were randomized to undergo Scarf osteotomy on one foot and SERI (Simple, Effective, Rapid, Inexpensive) distal metatarsal osteotomy on the other, to compare which surgical procedure provided better long-term outcomes . After 7 years, results indicated that both procedures provided patients with similar improvements in AOFAS scores, ha...
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