Transfer of tibialis posterior tendon in cerebral palsy.

  title={Transfer of tibialis posterior tendon in cerebral palsy.},
  author={R S Bisla and Hoffman J-F. Louis and P Albano},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  volume={58 4},
Posterior tendon transfer to the dorsum of the foot through the interosseous membrans is an effective procedure for spastic equinovarus deformity. The complications of excessive calcaneal or excessive valgus deformity can be avoided if the transfer is not inserted too tightly with the foot in dorsiflexion and if it is not transferred to a cuboid insertion. Electromyographic activity was demonstrated in some of the transferred muscles during the swing phase of gait. Tendo achillis lengthening in… CONTINUE READING


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Posterior tibial tendon transfer in spastic equinovarus

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