Proximal opening wedge vs. proximal chevron osteotomy for hallux valgus
Proximal opening wedge osteotomy with wedge-plate fixation compared with proximal chevron osteotomy for the treatment of hallux valgus: a prospective, randomized studyJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Oct 1;96(19):1585-92
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75 adult patients suffering from hallux valgus with an increased intermetatarsal angle were randomly allocated to undergo proximal opening wedge osteotomy with wedge-plate fixation or proximal chevron osteotomy of the first metatarsal. This trial aimed to compare clinical and radiographic results of both procedures using the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society scores, the SF-36 mental and ph...
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