Short-Term Functional Outcomes of First Metatarsophalangeal Total Joint Replacement for Hallux Rigidus

Erkocak O. F., Senaran H., Altan E., Aydin B. K., Acar M. A.

FOOT & ANKLE INTERNATIONAL, vol.34, no.11, pp.1569-1579, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/1071100713496770
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1569-1579
  • Keywords: hallux rigidus, metatarsophalangeal joint replacement, implant arthroplasty, ToeFit-Plus, hallux disorders, DOME-SHAPED REAMERS, GREAT TOE IMPLANT, METALLIC HEMIARTHROPLASTY, ARTHRODESIS, ARTHROPLASTY, PROSTHESIS, PLATE, PLUS
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


Background: Although metatarsophalangeal (MTP) arthrodesis has been advocated by many authors, implant arthroplasty appears to be successful option in advanced hallux rigidus (HR). The aim of our study was to evaluate the early results of the ToeFit-Plus prosthesis for the treatment of HR.