Allograft for pes planus lateral column lengthening viable alternative to autograft
Randomized Prospective Study Comparing Tri-Cortical Iliac Crest Autograft to Allograft in the Lateral Column Lengthening Component for Operative Correction of Adult Acquired Flatfoot DeformityFoot Ankle Int. 2007 Jan;28(1):8-12.
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31 patients (33 feet) with acquired pes planus were randomized to undergo operative treatment for stage II posterior tibial tendon insufficiency (PTTI). Lateral column lengthening was performed with a bone graft from the iliac crest obtained either through allograft or autograft procedures. Results showed that at the 12-week follow-up, union was achieved in both groups. Allograft of the iliac cres...
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