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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:154 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #732
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Lindgren osteotomy demonstrated better improvement compared to Chevron osteotomy

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OrthoEvidence. Lindgren osteotomy demonstrated better improvement compared to Chevron osteotomy. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):154. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/732

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Outcome After Distal Metatarsal Osteotomy for Hallux Valgus: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Two Methods

Foot Ankle Int. 2007 Jul;28(7):778-87

Contributing Authors: C Saro B Andron Z Wildemyr L Fellander-Tsai

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100 patients with hallux valgus were randomized to either receive a Lindgren osteomy or a Chevron osteotomy. The results at 4.7 years (mean follow up period) indicated that, with respect to clinical outcomes, there were no differences observed between treatment groups. However, improvement in correction was observed in those treated with the Lindgren osteotomy. A loss of correction was seen in bot...

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