Correction of complex foot deformities using the Ilizarov external fixator.

@article{Kocaolu2002CorrectionOC,
  title={Correction of complex foot deformities using the Ilizarov external fixator.},
  author={Mehmet Kocaoğlu and Levent Eralp and Ata Can Atalar and F Erkal Bilen},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={2002},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={30-9}
}
There are many drawbacks to using conventional approaches to the treatment of complex foot deformities, like the increased risk of neurovascular injury, soft-tissue injury, and the shortening of the foot. An alternative approach that can eliminate these problems is the Ilizarov method. In the current study, a total of 23 deformed feet in 22 patients were… CONTINUE READING