International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Analysis Study Research Paper | Orthopaedic Surgery | India | Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024 | Rating: 5 / 10

Application of Ponseti Principle in Ilizarov Based Fixators for Treatment of Untreated and Relapsed Club Foot

Dr. Ashwani Sadana | Dr. Mayur Balavant Patil | Dr. Rohit Yadav

Abstract: Club foot is amongst the most common of congenital deformities. Its incidence is 1 to 2 per 1000 live births. At birth, the diagnosis can be made by observing the foot for forefoot adduction, hindfoot inversion and equinus deformity. The study was conducted to evaluateApplication of Ponseti Principle in Ilizarov based fixators for treatment of untreated and relapsed Club foot. Total of 18 cases (22 feet) were studied, which were corrected by JESS. All cases were evaluated clinically, radiologically, podographically, and Pirani scoring system, both, before and after the correction. Severity of the deformities and clinical correction was assessed by Pirani score. All patients achieved good clinical results as per Pirani score, radiological evaluation showed that all subjects achieved the normal range of values.

Keywords: Club foot, Inversion, Pirani, Adduction, Neglected

Edition: Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024,

Pages: 650 - 655

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