Metatarsal osteotomy for primary metatarsalgia: radiographic and pedobarographic study.

@article{Dreeben1989MetatarsalOF,
  title={Metatarsal osteotomy for primary metatarsalgia: radiographic and pedobarographic study.},
  author={S M Dreeben and Philip C. Noble and Steven M. Hammerman and John O. Bishop and Hugh S Tullos},
  journal={Foot & ankle},
  year={1989},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={214-8}
}
The effect of surgical procedures for primary metatarsalgia on the load distribution and bony architecture of the forefoot is poorly understood. A prospective study was performed on 45 feet with this diagnosis treated by dorsal wedge osteotomy and compared with 29 symptom-free contralateral feet. Each foot was evaluated preoperatively and postoperatively with quantitative radiographic analysis, a pedobarographic study, and by physical examination. Following osteotomy there was a 4.5-mm increase… CONTINUE READING

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