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Volume:7 Issue:7 Number:4 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #11856
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

COA/ICORS2019: Accelerated ponseti casting expedites correction time of club foot

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparison of Efficacy of Traditional and Accelerated Ponseti in the Management of Club Foot

Contributing Authors: MUL Raja

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260 patients, aged 2 years old or younger, with clubfoot were randomized to receive accelerated ponseti casting (twice per week) or traditional ponseti casting (once per week) for treatment. Outcomes of interest included Pirani score, mean time for correction and the number of casts required. Results found similar final Pirani scores between the accelerated and traditional ponseti groups, although...

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