Metatarsophalangeal joint arthroplasty with implantation of Osteomed Interflex IPG system: our experience

Metatarsophalangeal joint arthroplasty with implantation of Osteomed Interflex IPG system: our experience

Authors

  • G. Sperati Clinic “Prof. Nobili” Castiglione dei Pepoli (Bologna), Italy

Keywords:

metatarsal pain, rigid or semi-rigid metatarso-phalangeal deformity, stemmed flexible implant

Abstract

The Osteomed Interflex IPJ system is a stemmed flexible implant specifically designed for replacement of metatarso-phalangeal joints of the lesser toes. The indication for use is a semi-rigid or rigid hammertoe deformity, impaired function and stability, metatarsal pain. The purpose of the study is the result of 45 implants, in 29 patients (27 women and 2 men). The average of the patients at the time of the operations was 65 years. The follow-up is 30 months. In our experiences this surgical replacement is a good solutions in selectionated cases of metatarso-phalangeal deformity.

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Published

24-09-2014

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ORIGINAL ARTICLES

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Metatarsophalangeal joint arthroplasty with implantation of Osteomed Interflex IPG system: our experience. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2014 Sep. 24 [cited 2024 May 28];85(2):118-20. Available from: https://mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/3901