Lengthening of the calcaneal tendon in spastic hemiplegia by the White slide technique. A long-term review.


For equinus deformity in spastic hemiplegia, correction by the White slide technique has been studied in a group of 35 patients followed up for 14 to 20 years. It is a simple, effective method of lengthening the calcaneal tendon, and is free from significant complications with an acceptable rate of recurrent deformity. The majority of patients achieved a… (More)


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