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Volume:4 Issue:3 Number:33 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #7479
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Chevron osteotomy preferable over Mitchell's osteotomy in treatment of hallux valgus


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OrthoEvidence. Chevron osteotomy preferable over Mitchell's osteotomy in treatment of hallux valgus. ACE Report. 2015;4(3):33. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7479

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Prospective Randomized Study of Chevron Osteotomy Versus Mitchell’s Osteotomy in Hallux Valgus

Foot Ankle Int. 2014 Dec;35(12):1268-76.

Contributing Authors: R Buciuto

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Synopsis

120 women, between 18 and 77 years of age, underwent either Mitchell's osteotomy or chevron osteotomy for the treatment of mild or moderate hallux valgus. The purpose of this study was to determine which procedure should be considered the first-line of treatment for this condition. The chevron osteotomy had significantly more positive results in terms of the AOFAS Clinical Rating System, number of...

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