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First metatarsal callus distraction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18202335     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe the results in seven patients who underwent surgery to lengthen a short first metatarsal via callus distraction. The increased length achieved ranged from 13 to 48 mm, with an average of 20.2 mm. The technique was successful in restoring length and improving symptoms, although several complications were encountered.
Authors:
J Christopher Benson; Alan S Banks
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association     Volume:  98     ISSN:  8750-7315     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Podiatr Med Assoc     Publication Date:    2008 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-01-18     Completed Date:  2008-04-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501423     Medline TA:  J Am Podiatr Med Assoc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  51-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Orthopedic Department, Kaiser Permanente, Roseville, CA 95661, USA
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Bone Regeneration
Bony Callus / surgery*
Child
Female
Foot Deformities, Acquired / surgery*
Humans
Metatarsal Bones / surgery*
Middle Aged
Osteogenesis, Distraction / methods*
Pain Measurement
Treatment Outcome

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