A Prospective Investigation of the Biopro Hemi-Arthroplasty for the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint
Charles G. Kissel, DPM, FACFAS, Zeeshan S. Husain, DPM AACFAS, Paul H. Wooley, PhD, Michael Kruger, MS, Mark A. Schumaker, DPM, Michael Sullivan, DPM, and Todd Snoeyink, DPM
The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery
23 patients with metatarsal head cartilage degeneration of 71.8% reported an ACFAS Universal Foot and Ankle Score increase of 41.2 to 80.4 and with an increase of 46.9° (20.6 to 67.5) range of motion. These outcomes showed drastic improvements despite the amount of double-sided cartilage degeneration.