Incidence of congenital idiopathic clubfoot in the NetherlandsBesselaar, Arnold T.a,b,*; Kamp, Maud C.a,*; Reijman, Maxb; van der Steen, MariekeaJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B: November 2018 - Volume 27 - Issue 6 - p 563–567 doi: 10.1097/BPB.0000000000000525 LEG, ANKLE & FOOT Buy Abstract Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics The incidence of clubfoot patients is an important factor for centralization of care. Medical records of 21 accredited clubfoot centers were selected using the diagnosis treatment codes and checked to confirm diagnosis. All idiopathic clubfoot cases born during 2013–2014 were analyzed with respect to sex, affected foot, regional distribution, and seasonal variation. Among the 346 522 live births, 377 idiopathic clubfoot cases were registered. The incidence of the congenital idiopathic clubfoot in the Netherlands during 2013 and 2014 was 1.09 per 1000 live births, indicating that every year, ~200 children with one or two clubfeet are born in the Netherlands. On the basis of this finding, we can start to refine clubfoot care. aDepartment of Orthopaedic Surgery, Catharina Hospital Eindhoven bOrthopaedic Center Máxima, Máxima Medical Center, Eindhoven, The Netherlands *Arnold T. Besselaar and Maud C. Kamp contributed equally to the writing of this article. Correspondence to Arnold T. Besselaar, MD, Maxima Medical Center, Postbus 7777, 5500 MB Veldhoven, The Netherlands Tel: +31 408 888 620; fax: +31 408 888 609; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright © 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.