[Percutaneous aponeurotomy of the triceps surae muscle in cerebral palsy in children].

@article{Poul2003PercutaneousAO,
  title={[Percutaneous aponeurotomy of the triceps surae muscle in cerebral palsy in children].},
  author={Jan Poul and Michael Pe{\vs}l and Milana Pokorn{\'a}},
  journal={Acta chirurgiae orthopaedicae et traumatologiae Cechoslovaca},
  year={2003},
  volume={70 5},
  pages={292-5}
}
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY To assess the short-term results of percutaneous aponeurotomy of gastrocnemius including the possible complications and effects of the treatment. MATERIAL Totally 88 procedures were performed in 61 patients in the period 1998-2001. Re-examination in 2002 involved 44 patients with 66 procedures. METHODS The procedure was done from one-point incision. Six weeks immobilisation followed. Re-examination concerned the shape of the calf, the testing for palpable defect, US… CONTINUE READING