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ACE Report #7794
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Distal chevron osteotomy with/without fixation and differing postoperative regimens

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

Role of Fixation and Postoperative Regimens in the Long-Term Outcomes of Distal Chevron Osteotomy: A Randomized Controlled Two-by-Two Factorial Trial of 100 Patients

J Foot Ankle Surg. 2015 May-Jun;54(3):356-60

Contributing Authors: I Pentikäinen J Piippo P Ohtonen J Junila J Leppilahti

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100 patients with symptomatic hallux valgus were included in this randomized controlled two-by-two factorial design trial. Patients were randomized to undergo osteotomy with or without bony fixation, with post-operative regimens of either a soft cast or an elastic bandage to determine long-term outcomes over an average 7.9-year follow-up. The results indicated that total American Orthopaedic Foot ...

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