Mid-term outcomes of first metatarsophalangeal arthroplasty using the Primus FGT double-stemmed silicone implants

Publication date: September 2017 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 23, Issue 3 Author(s): Stefano Fieschi, Mo Saffarini, Luigi Manzi, Arrigo Fieschi Background Silicone implants for first metatarsophalangeal (MTP-1) arthroplasty are regaining popularity, though most studies have long inclusion periods, or short follow-up. The authors aimed to report mid-term outcomes of a cohort that received a third-generation MTP-1 implant at minimum follow-up of 5 years. Methods The authors evaluated 70 MTP-1 arthroplasties performed in 64 patients using the Primus™ Flexible Great Toe implant.

Publication date: September 2017 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 23, Issue 3 Author(s): Stefano Fieschi, Mo Saffarini, Luigi Manzi, Arrigo Fieschi Background Silicone implants for first metatarsophalangeal (MTP-1) arthroplasty are regaining popularity, though most studies have long inclusion periods, or short follow-up. The authors aimed to report mid-term outcomes of a cohort that received a third-generation MTP-1 implant at minimum follow-up of 5 years. Methods The authors evaluated 70 MTP-1 arthroplasties performed in 64 patients using the Primus™ Flexible Great Toe implant.

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Mid-term outcomes of first metatarsophalangeal arthroplasty using the Primus FGT double-stemmed silicone implants