Arthrodesis of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint: A Retrospective Analysis of Plate versus Screw Fixation

Abstract: Arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint is a commonly accepted technique to treat various afflictions of the hallux. Many techniques have been described to fixate the arthrodesis. However, no superior fixation technique has been identified in regard to nonunion.

Abstract: Arthrodesis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint is a commonly accepted technique to treat various afflictions of the hallux. Many techniques have been described to fixate the arthrodesis. However, no superior fixation technique has been identified in regard to nonunion.

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Arthrodesis of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint: A Retrospective Analysis of Plate versus Screw Fixation