OJO  Vol.3 No.7 , November 2013
Treatment of Resistant Clubfoot with Soft Tissue Release and Alkhooly External Fixator
ABSTRACT

After the first research with this technique done by the first author, ten operations on the foot and ankle were performed on five patients (two boys and three girls) suffering from severe club foot deformity all with bilateral foot affection. Their ages ranged from five to fourteen years. All of them were treated by soft tissue release, skin flap (rotational flap), supplemented with Alkhooly external fixator. The follow up period ranged from two to seven years. The results according to Mittal (1987) [1] were excellent in eight feet (80%) and good in two feet (20%).

 

 


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A. Al-Khooly, M. Mohamed and E. El-Hawary Ali, "Treatment of Resistant Clubfoot with Soft Tissue Release and Alkhooly External Fixator," Open Journal of Orthopedics, Vol. 3 No. 7, 2013, pp. 314-320. doi: 10.4236/ojo.2013.37058.
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