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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 135-137

Management of neglected clubfoot by ilizarov device, without osteotomy: Yemen experience


Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Taj Medical Centre, Jeddah 23323, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Sharker Barker
Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Taj Medical Centre, Jeddah 23323
Saudi Arabia
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DOI: 10.4103/am.am_60_18

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The medium-term clinical and functional results of treating neglected clubfoot deformities with Ilizarov device are good. In a limited health-care resource country (such as Yemen) and poor financial situation and education of the patients, the results of Ilizarov surgical correction of the neglected and severe deformities of the foot and ankle are promising, and it seems an excellent surgical option for this challenging condition.


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