Hammertoe Correction: Is Arthroplasty More Effective Than Arthrodesis?
Citing preservation of motion and patient satisfaction among other benefits, these authors maintain that arthroplasty is a superior option to arthrodesis for hammertoe correction.
Sharing insights from the literature as well as their surgical experience, these authors maintain that superior biomechanical stability and a variety of fixation options make digital arthrodesis a better choice than arthroplasty.
Randall R, Fallat L, Wadehra A, Robitaille A. Hammertoe Correction: Is Arthroplasty More Effective Than Arthrodesis? Podiatry Today. 2021 Apr; 34(4).