Ilizarov applications in the pediatric foot

Kent A. Reinker, Clyde T. Carpenter

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Abstract

We applied the Ilizarov technique and apparatus to the correction of 24 severe foot deformities in 21 children. We were able to achieve a serviceable plantigrade foot in all cases, with nine feet achieving an excellent result, 12 achieving a good result, three being fair, and none poor. Ilizarov's technique and apparatus offer an excellent adjunct for treating carefully selected severe foot deformities in children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)796-802
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
Volume17
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Distraction
  • Foot talipes equinovarus
  • Histogenesis
  • Ilizarov
  • Pediatric
  • Surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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