Ten year challenge with Ponseti method for clubfoot: our experience

Ten year challenge with Ponseti method for clubfoot: our experience

Authors

  • Daniela Dibello Orthopedic Pediatric Department Institute for Maternal and Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste
  • Giulia Colin Orthopedic and traumatology Unit, University of Trieste
  • Anna Maria Chiara Galimberti Pediatric Clinic, University of Trieste
  • Valentina Di Carlo Orthopedic Pediatric Department Institute for Maternal and Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste

Keywords:

congenital clubfoot, Ponseti Method, Achilles tenotomy, brace

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.

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Published

05-12-2019

How to Cite

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Ten year challenge with Ponseti method for clubfoot: our experience. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2019 Dec. 5 [cited 2024 Jun. 24];90(12-S):127-30. Available from: https://mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/8831