Prognosticating Factors of Relapse in Clubfoot Management by Ponseti Method.

@article{Zhao2016PrognosticatingFO,
  title={Prognosticating Factors of Relapse in Clubfoot Management by Ponseti Method.},
  author={Dahang Zhao and Hai Zhong Li and Lu Zhao and Ken N. Kuo and Xuan Yang and Zhenkai Wu and Jianlin Liu and Jie Zhu},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND It is challenging that some Ponseti method corrected clubfeet have a tendency to relapse. Controversies remain as to the implication of initial severity, representing the deformity degree, as well as number of casts needed, representing the treatment process, in predicting relapse. However, no study has been reported to take these 2 parameters into comprehensive consideration for outcome measurement. The purpose of this study is to investigate the correlation between the initial… CONTINUE READING