Crescentic distal metatarsal osteotomy for the treatment of hallux valgus: a prospective, randomized, controlled study of two different fixation methods


Tonbul M., Baca E., Adas M., Ozbaydar M. U. , Yurdoglu H. C.

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, vol.43, no.6, pp.497-503, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.3944/aott.2009.497
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.497-503

Abstract

Objectives: This study was designed to draw attention to a distal metatarsal osteotomy technique, which has been somewhat overlooked for the treatment of hallux valgus, and to compare the clinical and radiographic results of two different fixation methods.