Ten year challenge with ponseti method for clubfoot: Our experience

Daniela Dibello, Giulia Colin, Anna Maria Chiara Galimberti, Valentina Di Carlo

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Abstract

Equino-varus-adducted-supinated, also known as clubfoot, is the most frequent congenital malformation of the foot. Scientific evidences of the last decades has definitively confirmed the efficacy of the non-invasive Ponseti Technique, which is based on manipulation, plaster casts, percutaneous achillean tenotomy and stabilization of the foot using a brace. The aim of the article is to describe the experience of our third level hospital in treating clubfoot with Ponseti Method. Our data are similar to the ones in literature, confirming the effectiveness and good reproducibility of the Method. (www.actabiomedica.it).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)127-130
Number of pages4
JournalActa Biomedica
Volume90
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 4 2019

Keywords

  • Achilles tenotomy
  • Brace
  • Congenital clubfoot
  • Ponseti Method

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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