Long-term results of early surgical release in club feet.

  title={Long-term results of early surgical release in club feet.},
  author={P. M. Hutchins and Bruce Kristian Foster and Dr. Christopher A. Paterson and Edward I. Cole},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  volume={67 5},
One-hundred and seventy patients with 252 club feet treated by early posterior release were reviewed after a follow-up averaging 15 years 10 months. The feet were assessed both functionally and clinically and the results related to any bony deformity found radiographically; a satisfactory result was obtained in 81%. Lateral tibial torsion was examined and found to be less than in a normal population. The relationship between primary bone deformity and eventual functional result was examined… CONTINUE READING
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