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Table 1 Radiographic measurements (degrees/mm ± standard deviation)

From: Proximal metatarsal osteotomy for hallux valgus: an audit of radiologic outcome after single screw fixation and full postoperative weightbearing

  preop. 2 days postop. 6 weeks postop. Change
(preop. vs. 6 weeks postop.)
HVA, degrees 36.4 ± 7.0 3.5 ± 7.9 13.4 ± 10.8 −23 (p < 0.001)
IMA, degrees 16.8 ± 3.1 6.4 ± 2.9 9.8 ± 4.5 −7 (p < 0.001)
First MT length, mm 56.4 ± 5.0 57.5 ± 5.5 53.6 ± 5.6 −2.8 (p = 0.52)
First MT protrusion, mm 4.7 ± 3.2 2.9 ± 3.4 2.5 ± 3.5 −2.2 (p = 0.67)
  1. Notes: HVA hallux valgus angle, IMA intermetatarsal angle, MT metatarsal.