In the sixteen cases reported, the follow-up period varied from eight months to three years. The results were good in 68.7 per cent., and fair in 31.3 per cent. of the cases.
We feel that the operation is definitely indicated in a well-selected group of children with flaccid flat feet.
It seems that bony union is not essential for good results. Some patients were definitely relieved, in spite of a fibrous union.
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