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AUington Nanni J. M.D; Kumar, S Jay M.D; Guille, James T. B.A
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics: September-October 1995
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Summary:

The purpose of this study was to examine the outcome of treatment of clubfeet distal to a lower extremity constriction band. Eighteen patients with 21 clubfeet distal to a lower extremity constriction band were treated during the years 1946 to 1992. Three types of bands (I to III) were defined. Three grades of feet (A to C), based on the severity of the deformity, were recognized. After treatment, the feet were classified as good, fair, or poor. At follow-up, six of 18 feet were classified as good, six as fair, and nine as poor. These results were correlated with the type of band and the grade of the foot. A grade A foot associated with type III band had the best result.

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