Scarf versus chevron osteotomy in hallux valgus: a randomized controlled trial in 96 patients.

@article{Deenik2007ScarfVC,
  title={Scarf versus chevron osteotomy in hallux valgus: a randomized controlled trial in 96 patients.},
  author={Axel R Deenik and Peter Pilot and Sven E Brandt and Henk van Mameren and Rudolph G. T. Geesink and W. Draijer},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={537-41}
}
BACKGROUND The degree of correction of hallux valgus deformity using a distal chevron osteotomy is reported as limited. The scarf osteotomy is reported to correct large intermetatarsal angles (IMA). The purpose of this study was to evaluate if one technique gave greater correction of the IMA and hallux valgus angle (HVA) than the other. METHODS After informed consent, 96 feet in 83 patients were randomized into two treatment groups (49 scarf and 47 chevron osteotomies). The results were… CONTINUE READING
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