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ACE Report #724
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Allograft for pes planus lateral column lengthening viable alternative to autograft

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

Randomized Prospective Study Comparing Tri-Cortical Iliac Crest Autograft to Allograft in the Lateral Column Lengthening Component for Operative Correction of Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity

Foot Ankle Int. 2007 Jan;28(1):8-12.

Contributing Authors: CM Dolan JA Henning JG Anderson DR Bohay MJ Kornmesser TJ Endres

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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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