Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

An Official Journal of Polish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

ISSN:1897-2276
e-ISSN: 2449-9145

Leonchuk SS

Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopedics, Kurgan, Russia

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  • Original Article
    Complications in treatment of older children with congenital clubfoot by Ilizarov external fixator
    Author(s): Leonchuk SS*, Neretin AS and Shestsov VI

    Background: The purpose of the study was to analyze and describe the complications that arose during the treatment of children aged between 7 and 17 years with congenital clubfoot in the Ilizarov Clinic using the transosseous osteosynthesis method as well as measures for their stopping and prevention. Methods: In the Ilizarov clinic between 2005 and 2015, 108 patients (126 feet) aged between 7 to 17 years (mean age was 12.2 ± 2.3) with congenital clubfoot were treated. This group of patients was treated by the Ilizarov method with an original external fixator. In patients of this group along with insertion of wires in tibia and foot with the appropriate installation of Ilizarov frame, we used surgical interventions on soft tissues, osteotomies (V-shaped) and stabilizing surgeries (triple arthrodesis). Results: In the course of treatment complications (inflammati.. Read More»

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