Extended plantar limb (modified) chevron osteotomy versus scarf osteotomy for hallux valgus correction: a randomised controlled trial

Publication date: Available online 8 June 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Devendra Mahadevan , Stephen Lines , Stephen Hepple , Ian Winson , William Harries Background The purpose of this RCT was to compare the extended plantar limb (modified) chevron osteotomy with the scarf osteotomy in correcting hallux valgus deformity and improving functional scores and patient satisfaction. Methods Patients were randomly assigned and kept blind to surgical allocation. Cases requiring additional procedures including the Akin osteotomy were excluded

Publication date: Available online 8 June 2015 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Devendra Mahadevan , Stephen Lines , Stephen Hepple , Ian Winson , William Harries Background The purpose of this RCT was to compare the extended plantar limb (modified) chevron osteotomy with the scarf osteotomy in correcting hallux valgus deformity and improving functional scores and patient satisfaction. Methods Patients were randomly assigned and kept blind to surgical allocation. Cases requiring additional procedures including the Akin osteotomy were excluded

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Extended plantar limb (modified) chevron osteotomy versus scarf osteotomy for hallux valgus correction: a randomised controlled trial