Long-term follow-up of the surgically corrected clubfoot.

  title={Long-term follow-up of the surgically corrected clubfoot.},
  author={Mark C Edmondson and Matthew C Oliver and Richard Slack and Kenneth W Tuson},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B},
  volume={16 3},
We describe a 17-year follow-up of 44 surgically corrected clubfeet. They were classified preoperatively as mild, moderate or severe and grouped into those operated on before or after 3 months of age. Moderate and severe deformities underwent a posteromedial release after a trial of conservative management. The mean Ponseti score for both groups was 83.9 (good). Severely deformed feet achieved a more favourable result when operated upon before 3 months than those operated later. We conclude… CONTINUE READING

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