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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Comparative Analysis of the Complications of Scarf Osteotomy

Complication Barouk3) Valentin and Leemrijse10) Rippstein14) Kristen11) Coetzee9) Dereymaeker12) Present study


Early Mid-term Group 1 Group 2 p-value
Stress fracture 6% 1% 10% 0.2% 0% 0% -
Recurrence HV 5% Rare 6% 25% 4.6% 2.1% 0.031
HV 5% Rare 6.9% 4.3% 0.073
Osteonecrosis of metatarsal head 1.9%
Prominent hardware 19.7% 4.3% <0.001
Wound infection 2.1% 5% 2.2% 2.1% 0.641
Joint stiffness 26.7% 4.4% 11.6% 3.2% <0.001
CRPS 1.1% 0% 0.527
Troughing 1.5% 35% 0% 0%

HV: hallux valgus, CRPS: complex regional pain syndrom.

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