Correction of a severe poliomyelitic equinocavovarus foot using an adjustable external fixation frame.

@article{Nomura2014CorrectionOA,
  title={Correction of a severe poliomyelitic equinocavovarus foot using an adjustable external fixation frame.},
  author={Issei Nomura and Koji Watanabe and Hidenori Matsubara and Hideji Nishida and Toshiharu Shirai and Hiroyuki Tsuchiya},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={2014},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={235-8}
}
One-stage surgical correction of severe equinocavovarus deformity can result in complications ranging from skin necrosis to tibial nerve palsy. Fewer complications have been reported when severe deformities were treated by gradual correction using external frames such as the Ilizarov external fixator or the Taylor Spatial Frame™. We describe a case of a 64… CONTINUE READING