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Practical applications in idiopathic clubfoot: a retrospective multicentric study in EPOS.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2179268     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a European study of idiopathic clubfoot that was compiled with the aid of a detailed questionnaire. The retrospective study was presented at the seventh meeting of the European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society (EPOS). Most EPOS members treat idiopathic clubfoot at birth with plaster cast, but a few use physiotherapy and splints. The results of this conservative treatment vary. Operation is usually indicated at an age ranging from 4 to 15 months. Some physicians perform extensive procedures, and others limit operation to the medial and posterior parts of the foot. We propose a classification system for idiopathic clubfoot in an attempt to standardize procedures.
H Bensahel; A Catterall; A Dimeglio
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Multicenter Study    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric orthopedics     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0271-6798     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Orthop     Publication Date:    1990 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-04-19     Completed Date:  1990-04-19     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8109053     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Orthop     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  186-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Hôpital Robert Debre, Paris, France.
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MeSH Terms
Casts, Surgical
Clubfoot / radiography,  surgery,  therapy*
Early Ambulation
Infant, Newborn
Multicenter Studies as Topic
Physical Therapy Modalities
Postoperative Care
Retrospective Studies

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