A comparative study of bone shortening and bone loss with use of saw blades versus burr in hallux valgus surgery

Publication year: 2011 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Available online 15 December 2011 Muhammad Saleem Shahid, Paul Lee, Sam Evans, Rhys Thomas BackgroundThe aim of this study was to assess bone loss and thickness of the cut with the use of a burr in percutaneous hallux valgus surgery.MethodsTwelve blocks of saw bone were used. Cuts of same depth were made in each block with two different saw blades and a burr. Each block was assessed for bone loss and thickness of the cut.ResultsThere was statistically significant (p 

Publication year: 2011 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Available online 15 December 2011 Muhammad Saleem Shahid, Paul Lee, Sam Evans, Rhys Thomas BackgroundThe aim of this study was to assess bone loss and thickness of the cut with the use of a burr in percutaneous hallux valgus surgery.MethodsTwelve blocks of saw bone were used. Cuts of same depth were made in each block with two different saw blades and a burr. Each block was assessed for bone loss and thickness of the cut.ResultsThere was statistically significant (p 

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A comparative study of bone shortening and bone loss with use of saw blades versus burr in hallux valgus surgery