Open wedge vs. crescentic osteotomy comparable in healing for severe hallux valgus
Open wedge metatarsal osteotomy versus crescentic osteotomy to correct severe hallux valgus deformity - A prospective comparative studyFoot Ankle Surg. 2016 Mar;22(1):26-31.
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45 patients with severe hallux valgus deformity were randomized to undergo either open wedge osteotomy or crescentic osteotomy for the purpose of comparing radiological and clinical outcomes of both methods after 12 months post-surgery. Results demonstrated that both surgical interventions were associated with significant improvements in hallux valgus angle, intermetatarsal angle, pain and functio...
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