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Volume:8 Issue:6 Number:3 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12242
Ace Report Cover Pediatric Orthopaedics

Accelerated ponseti casting reduces correction time and maintains results for treatment of clubfoot


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Results of a Standard versus an Accelerated Ponseti Protocol for Clubfoot: A Prospective Randomized Study.

Clin Orthop Surg . 2020 Mar;12(1):100-106.

Contributing Authors: MA Halwai QM Masood MS Islam A Bashir FY Shah

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Synopsis

One hundred infants (158 feet) with congenital club foot were randomized to undergo an accelerated Ponseti casting protocol performed twice-per-week or a standard Ponseti casting protocol performed once-per-week. Outcomes of interest included the Pirani and Dimeglio scores, the number of casts required, duration of casting, talocalcaneal and metatarsal angles, modified Functional Rating System (FR...

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