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Genthon N - - 2010
The time evolution of the postural behavior of 23 lateral ankle sprain patients (degrees I and II) were evaluated 14 h and 10 and 30 days on average after their injury and compared with those of 30 age-matched healthy individuals. The patients were tested with separate measurements of the reaction ...
Geerling Jens - - 2009
BACKGROUND: In operative treatment of Berndt and Harty stage 1 and stage 2 osteochondral lesions of the talus, the goal is revascularization. The use of computer-assisted guided retrograde drilling of osteochondral lesions has been described as a new technique with promising results. PURPOSE: This study reports the follow-up assessment of ...
Zwick Ernst B - - 2009
The Ponseti method of treatment for congenital clubfeet has gained widespread clinical acceptance. We have used manipulation, serial casting, and surgery to treat congenital clubfeet for almost 3 decades. Considering the Ponseti method of treatment to replace our traditional treatment method, we conducted a randomized, controlled trial evaluating the short-term ...
Stufkens Sjoerd A - - 2010
Pain and impaired shoulder function are the predominant symptoms of midshaft clavicle non-unions. Obtaining consolidation and improvement of shoulder function is often successfully achieved with osteosynthesis and bone grafting. Most data in the literature pertain to plate osteosynthesis, placing the plate on the subcutaneous superior aspect of the clavicle. Although ...
Sanghvi A V - - 2009
PURPOSE: To compare the long-term results of the Kite and Ponseti methods of manipulation and casting for clubfoot. METHODS: 42 patients (with 64 idiopathic clubfeet) were equally randomised to Kite or Ponseti treatments in the early weeks of life. 14 males and 7 females (34 clubfeet) were treated by the ...
Tellisi Nazzar - - 2009
In recent years ankle distraction arthroplasty has gained popularity in the treatment of ankle arthritis as a means of both maintaining range of motion and avoiding fusion. We present a retrospective review of 25 patients who have undergone ankle distraction from 1999 to 2006. The mean age was 43 years; ...
Petrella Michael J - - 2009
The objectives of this study were to determine the long-term efficacy and safety of periarticular hyaluronic acid (HA) injections in acute lateral ankle sprain. A randomized, controlled, prospective trial in a primary sports medicine and emergency practice involved 158 competitive athletes who suffered an acute grade 1 or 2 lateral ...
Marinelli Alessandro - - 2009
Plate fixation with cortical allograft struts has been used at our Institute for decades to treat aseptic shaft nonunion. The aim of this study was to assess the results of this technique in humeral nonunion. We retrospectively reviewed 57 consecutive patients with humeral diaphyseal nonunion treated by internal fixation combined ...
Hobson S A - - 2009
We carried out 123 consecutive total ankle replacements in 111 patients with a mean follow-up of four years (2 to 8). Patients with a hindfoot deformity of up to 10 degrees (group A, 91 ankles) were compared with those with a deformity of 11 degrees to 30 degrees (group B, ...
Colvin Alexis C - - 2009
This study investigated which variables influence patients' return to sports after operative fixation of an unstable ankle fracture. Over a 5-year period, 488 patients underwent surgical repair of an unstable ankle fracture. 243 patients preoperatively identified themselves as participating in vigorous activity. Clinical evaluation, functional outcome scores, and radiographic findings ...
Turriago Camilo Andrés - - 2009
The purpose of this report is to review our experience with talonavicular joint arthrodesis for the treatment of severe valgus foot deformities in older children and adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP). The clinical, radiographic, and gait parameters results after talonavicular joint arthrodesis were retrospectively reviewed in 32 patients (59 feet) ...
Avilucea Frank R - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Nonoperative management of clubfoot with the Ponseti method has proven to be effective, and it is the accepted initial form of treatment. Although several studies have shown that problems with compliance with the brace protocol are principally responsible for recurrence, no distinction has been made with regard to whether ...
Nguyen Ngoc Hung - - 2009
Congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia remains one of the most difficult, challenging conditions in pediatric orthopedics. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term results of a technique consisting of excision of the pseudarthrosis, autologous bone grafting, and insertion of an intramedullary Kirschner wire into the tibia. Twenty-nine ...
Pagenstert Geert - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: Improvement of joint congruence, reduction of pain, slowdown of osteoarthritis progression, and prevention or delay of total ankle arthroplasty or ankle fusion. INDICATIONS: Active patients with lateral valgus ankle joint degeneration. CONTRAINDICATIONS: Patients in poor general condition. Inability to adhere to postoperative non-weight-bearing rehabilitation. Distinct cartilage degeneration of more ...
Adams Samuel B SB - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Calcaneal lengthening is a common procedure for the treatment of symptomatic planovalgus deformity in children with cerebral palsy. Stabilization of the calcaneocuboid joint to prevent subluxation at the time of lengthening has been described. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the magnitude of calcaneocuboid joint subluxation and ...
Badman Brian L - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: To determine if the use of a fixed-angle locked plate plus an intramedullary allograft in the treatment of proximal humeral nonunions resulted in improved union. DESIGN: Retrospective clinical analysis of patients' medical charts and radiographs. SETTING: Clinical practice of senior authors. PATIENTS/PARTICIPANTS: Eighteen patients who presented to the senior ...
Provelengios Stefanos - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Pantalar arthrodesis is considered by many to be the final operative option before amputation for the treatment of paralytic foot deformities. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the long-term results of pantalar arthrodesis with regard to its impact on the adjacent joints and the walking ability ...
Swaroop Vineeta T - - 2009
Dorsal rotatory subluxation of the navicular, a common sequela of resistant surgically treated clubfeet, presents a challenging treatment problem. This subluxation typically progresses after posteromedial release. Patients develop a cavovarus foot deformity and complain of pain, gait problems, and difficulty with shoe wear. Previous attempts at soft tissue release and ...
Faulks Shawne - - 2009
Over the past 15 years, the reemergence of nonoperative treatment of clubfeet throughout the world has been profound. Two methods have been utilized-the Ponseti method and, to a lesser extent, the French functional method. Our review presents one institution's experience using both methods. Satisfactory initial correction was achieved in 95% ...
Ulucay Cagatay - - 2009
Intraosseous lipoma is among rare benign tumors of the bone. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the long-term surgical results of calcaneal lipomas, representing a relatively rare localization for this type of tumors. The present study included 21 calcaneal lipoma cases (22 feet) referred to our podiatry ...
Queally Joseph M - - 2009
INTRODUCTION: In claw toe deformity, the plantar plate of the metarsophalangeal joint becomes displaced onto the dorsal aspect of the metatarsal head. The Stainsby procedure replaces the displaced plantar plate to its correct position beneath the metatarsal head. OBJECTIVE: In this study we assess the efficacy of a modified Stainsby ...
Seo Jai Gon - - 2009
Although several alternative autografts with reduced morbidity of harvest site have been introduced, no donor site is free of morbidity concerns. The authors report on ankle status after autogenous Achilles tendon harvesting with a minimum 10-year follow-up. From October 1994 to October 1996, a consecutive series of 47 ankles underwent ...
Nogueira Monica Paschoal - - 2009
The Ponseti technique for treating clubfoot has been popularized for idiopathic clubfoot and more recently several syndromic causes of clubfoot. We asked whether it could be used to treat recurrent clubfoot following failed posteromedial release. We retrospectively reviewed 58 children (83 clubfeet) treated by the Ponseti technique for recurrent deformity ...
Ali Ayman M - - 2009
Twenty five intra-articular fractures of the calcaneus in 25 patients were reduced through a minimal incision and fixed with an Ilizarov external fixator. The average age of patients was 38.6 years (range: 17 to 62 years). According to the Sanders CT classification, 10 (40%) were type II, 9 (36%) type ...
Willis R Baxter - - 2009
In 1948, Professor Ignacio Ponseti began a nonoperative management form of treatment for severe talipes equinovarus. This method of manipulative treatment became attractive because long-term outcomes demonstrated the majority of feet were pain-free, plantigrade, and functioning at a high level of activity without evidence of degenerative arthrosis. We retrospectively reviewed ...
Dietz Frederick R - - 2009
In 2001, Roye et al. developed a disease-specific instrument (DSI) to measure outcomes of treatment for clubfoot. We assessed this instrument using a cohort of 62 patients, ages 5 through 12 years (mean, 8.6 years), with idiopathic clubfoot who were treated as infants by various methods. Treatment groups were defined ...
Karol Lori A - - 2009
We conducted gait analysis following initial nonoperative clubfoot treatment to compare lower extremity kinematic (eg, ankle motion) and kinetic (eg, ankle power) characteristics between patients treated as infants with Ponseti casting or French physical therapy. This is a followup report of gait characteristics at age 5 years in patients who ...
van Bosse Harold J P - - 2009
Surgical releases for arthrogrypotic clubfeet have high recurrence rates, require further surgery, and result in short, painful feet. We asked whether a modified Ponseti technique could achieve plantigrade, braceable feet. Ten patients (mean age, 16.2 months; range, 3-40 months), with 19 arthrogrypotic clubfeet, underwent an initial percutaneous Achilles tenotomy to ...
Alves Cristina - - 2009
The Ponseti method is reportedly effective for treating clubfoot in children up to 9 years of age. However, whether age at the beginning of treatment influences the rate of successful correction and the rate of relapse is unknown. We therefore retrospectively reviewed 68 consecutive children with 102 idiopathic clubfeet treated ...
Bor Noam - - 2009
Ponseti clubfoot treatment has become more popular during the last decade. We reviewed the medical records of 74 consecutive infants (117 club feet) who underwent Ponseti treatment. Minimum followup was 5 years (mean, 6.3 years; range, 5-9 years). We studied age at presentation, previous treatment, the initial severity score of ...
Huang Teng-Le - - 2009
A retrospective study was performed to evaluate the use of an AO reconstruction plate in open reduction and internal fixation for non-union of the mid-shaft clavicle, examining the relationship between the position of the scapula and final functional results and whether perioperative variables such as clavicular reconstruction ratio and period ...
Pakarinen Toni-Karri - - 2009
BACKGROUND: There is only sparse scientific data about the long-term effects of the Charcot foot on patients' lives and the clinical outcome. This study evaluates the long-term effects of diabetic Charcot foot. METHODS: A cross-sectional follow-up study of consecutive series of patients with Charcot foot referred to the University Hospital ...
Besse Jean-Luc - - 2009
The public health cost impact of complex regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS I) is considerable in both emergency and scheduled orthopaedic surgery. We proposed to assess the effectiveness of vitamin C in prevention of CRPS I in foot and ankle surgery. We carried out a "before-after" quasi-experimental study comparing ...
Wood P L R - - 2009
We describe the results of a randomised, prospective study of 200 ankle replacements carried out between March 2000 and July 2003 at a single centre to compare the Buechel-Pappas (BP) and the Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement (STAR) implant with a minimum follow-up of 36 months. The two prostheses were similar ...
Jerosch Joerg - - 2009
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the stop screw method inserted with a minimal invasive technique in the treatment of flexible flatfoot in children. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We evaluated the results in a series of 21 flat feet in the age group ranging from 8 to 14 ...
Jupiter Jesse B - - 2009
BACKGROUND: In the past decade, there has been a trend toward open reduction and internal fixation of unstable distal radial fractures. There are now more than thirty different implant designs specific for the fixation of distal radial fractures. A multicenter prospective study of a case series was conducted to determine ...
Olszewska Malgorzata - - 2009
All-in-one devices with mobile phone, web browser, and organizer are now owned by over 6 million people and their popularity is increasing. These devices are often called personal digital assistants (PDAs) or 'BlackBerry(R)' devices, after a popular brand name of these appliances. The use of PDAs is associated with exposure ...
Hsu Li-Han - - 2009
As granulation tissue formation frequently complicates the insertion of metallic tracheobronchial stents in patients with longer life expectancy, the inert silicone tracheobronchial stent remains the treatment of choice for inoperable benign tracheal stenosis. Similarly, the Y silicone stent insertion also plays an important role for refractory malignant stenoses involving the ...
Scott Aaron T - - 2009
Patients with symptomatic Type II accessory naviculars that fail nonoperative measures may be treated with excision, percutaneous drilling, a modified Kidner procedure, or a fourth option, arthrodesis of the accessory ossicle to the navicular body. There is little information in the literature on the relative merits of arthrodesis. A prospective ...
Lundequam Pamela - - 2009
Serial casting is frequently prescribed for toe-walking but that does not allow continued physical therapy (PT). This report described a child and family who chose dynamic splinting (DS) with concurrent PT for treatment. The patient presented with right hemiparesis; below average motor skills and a gait pattern of toe contact ...
Hupperets Maarten D W - - 2009
To evaluate the effectiveness of an unsupervised proprioceptive training programme on recurrences of ankle sprain after usual care in athletes who had sustained an acute sports related injury to the lateral ankle ligament. Randomised controlled trial, with one year follow-up. Primary care. 522 athletes, aged 12-70, who had sustained a ...
Scholten P E - - 2008
BACKGROUND: The surgical treatment of posterior ankle impingement is associated with a high rate of complications and a substantial time to recover. An endoscopic approach to the posterior ankle (hindfoot endoscopy) may lack these disadvantages. We hypothesized that hindfoot endoscopy causes less morbidity and facilitates a quick recovery compared with ...
Luciani Deianira - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Viscosupplementation, with hyaluronan derivates injected into the intra-space of osteoarthritic joints, is now widely used for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis. This study evaluates the results in terms of pain and disability of intra-articular injections of hyaluronan derivates into the ankle joint in patients suffering from grade II primary ...
Jencikova-Celerin Lubica - - 2008
BACKGROUND: The optimal treatment of femoral shaft fractures in older children and adolescents remains controversial. We hypothesized that fixation with a flexible interlocking intramedullary nail (FIIN) reduces perioperative complications and improves outcomes, including leg-length discrepancy, time to healing, and time to weight bearing compared with other fixation procedures (OFPs) including ...
Bishay Sherif N G - - 2009
Hallux valgus deformity is a common sequel of spastic cerebral palsy. Twenty ambulatory patients (24 feet) suffering hallux valgus deformity, with painful forefoot and restricted footwear, secondary to spastic cerebral palsy acquired perinatally, were treated with great toe metatarsophalangeal (MTP) arthrodesis using percutaneous K-wires for fixation. The mean age at ...
Spiegel David A - - 2009
Although the Ponseti method has been effective in patients up to 2 years old, limited information is available on the use of this method in older patients. We retrospectively reviewed the records of 171 patients (260 feet) to determine whether initial correction of the deformity (a plantigrade foot) could be ...
Rammelt S - - 2008
Fracture-dislocations of the tarsometatarsal (Lisfranc) joints are frequently overlooked or misdiagnosed at initial presentation. This is a comparative cohort study over a period of five years comparing primary open reduction and internal fixation in 22 patients (23 feet) with secondary corrective arthrodesis in 22 patients (22 feet) who presented with ...
Hetsroni Iftach - - 2008
Pain relief and functional improvement in the short term have been demonstrated in the majority of patients with tarsal coalition following resection. Recreation of normal subtalar kinematics is an important goal in these patients as well, and may have long term implications. The purpose of our study was to examine ...
Allende Christian - - 2009
This level IV case series study prospectively evaluated patients with atrophic proximal humerus nonunions stabilised with a locking 90 degree blade plate. All patients were women with an average age of 69 years (range 56-78). Time from trauma to nonunion treatment averaged 23 months. Five patients had had previous surgical ...
Thabet Ahmed M - - 2008
The results of treatment of congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia (CPT) are frequently unsatisfactory because of the need for multiple operations for recalcitrant nonunion, residual deformities, and limb-length discrepancies (LLD). Although the etiology of CPT is basically unknown, recent reports suggest the periosteum is the primary site for the pathologic ...
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