Structural interaction between bone and implants due to arthroplasty of the first metatarsophalangeal joint

Publication date: Available online 20 October 2017 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Marco A. Martínez Bocanegra, Javier Bayod Lopez, A. Vidal-Lesso, Ricardo Becerro de Bengoa Vallejo, Raúl Lesso-Arroyo Background Currently, the metatarsophalangeal joint replacement through a restorative arthroplasty, where implants are used, is a viable invasive surgical medical procedure in the treatment of severe cases of osteoarthritis in this joint, better known as hallux rigidus.

Publication date: Available online 20 October 2017 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Marco A. Martínez Bocanegra, Javier Bayod Lopez, A. Vidal-Lesso, Ricardo Becerro de Bengoa Vallejo, Raúl Lesso-Arroyo Background Currently, the metatarsophalangeal joint replacement through a restorative arthroplasty, where implants are used, is a viable invasive surgical medical procedure in the treatment of severe cases of osteoarthritis in this joint, better known as hallux rigidus.

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Structural interaction between bone and implants due to arthroplasty of the first metatarsophalangeal joint