Surgery for adult acquired flatfoot due to posterior tibial tendon dysfunction reduces pain, improves function and health related quality of life.

@article{Cster2015SurgeryFA,
  title={Surgery for adult acquired flatfoot due to posterior tibial tendon dysfunction reduces pain, improves function and health related quality of life.},
  author={Maria C C{\"o}ster and Bjorn Rosengren and A Bremander and Magnus K. Karlsson},
  journal={Foot and ankle surgery : official journal of the European Society of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={286-9}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with adult acquired flatfoot deformity (AAFD) due to posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) may require surgery but few reports have evaluated the outcome. METHODS We evaluated 21 patients with a median age of 60 (range 37-72) years who underwent different surgical reconstructions due to stage II AAFD before and 6 and 24 months after surgery by the validated Self-Reported Foot and Ankle Score (SEFAS), Short Form 36 (SF-36) and Euroquol 5 Dimensions (EQ-5D). RESULTS… CONTINUE READING