Plantar pressure and radiographic changes after distal calcaneal lengthening in children and adolescents.


Eleven feet (nine patients) with symptomatic flatfoot deformities of various etiologies that had failed nonoperative treatment underwent distal calcaneal lengthenings. Pre- and postoperative plantar pressure measurements and radiographic parameters were compared and a postoperative clinical evaluation was performed using the AOFAS ankle and hindfoot scoring… (More)


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