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AAOS 2016: 1st metatarsophalangeal hemiarthroplasty reduced surgical time vs. arthrodesis

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March 2016

AAOS 2016: 1st metatarsophalangeal hemiarthroplasty reduced surgical time vs. arthrodesis

Vol: 5| Issue: 3| Number:18| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

First Metatarsophalangeal Hemi Arthroplasty with a New Synthetic Cartilage Implant: Surgical and Recovery Time

Contributing Authors:
M Glazebrook TR Daniels D Singh ASE Younger A Sakellariou MC Solan G Wansbrough E Pedersen I Le

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180 patients with arthritis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint were randomly assigned to receive either arthrodesis or hemiarthroplasty using a small synthetic cartilage implant (Cartiva). The purpose of this study was to compare these two techniques in terms of surgical time, recovery time, and clinical outcomes at up to 6 weeks postoperatively. The results displayed that surgical times were ...

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