Osteotomía de Weil percutánea en el tratamiento de las metatarsalgias: correlación clínico-radiológica
The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the short-term results after percutaneous Weil osteotomy for the treatment secondary metatarsalgia related to repetitive high-pressure loading under the metatarsal heads. We analyzed retrospectively clinical and radiological outcome of 28 consecutive patients who were treated with percutaneous, subcapital osteotomy for metatarsalgia with overload etiology. Analysis of the esthetic, functional and radiologic results was performed using AOFAS forefoot score. Good to excellent functional results were achieved in 81% of the feet, cosmetic in 89% with average score 78,3 points. Three patients developed a superficial wound infections, which responded to antibiotics. Union occurred in all cases. Percutaneous Weil osteotomy is safe and effective technique for treatment of secondary metatarsalgia with mechanic etiology.
Mifsut Miedes, Damian ; Franco Peris, E. ; Turowicz, M. ; Subías López, A. ; Cutillas Ybarra, B.. Osteotomía de Weil percutánea en el tratamiento de las metatarsalgias: correlación clínico-radiológica. En: Revista española de cirugía osteoarticular, 2009, Volumen 44, Número 237: 30-35