Surgical treatment of equinus foot deformity in children with cerebral palsy (review)

Saratovskij Naučno-medicinskij Žurnal. 2011;7(3):699-703

 

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Journal Title: Saratovskij Naučno-medicinskij Žurnal

ISSN: 1995-0039 (Print); 2076-2518 (Online)

Publisher: Saratov State Medical University

Society/Institution: Saratov State Medical University

LCC Subject Category: Medicine: Medicine (General)

Country of publisher: Russian Federation

Language of fulltext: Russian

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AUTHORS

Krasnov A.S.

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Blind peer review

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Time From Submission to Publication: 15 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

The review presents data about etiology and pathogenesis of cerebral palsy in children and its clinical manifestations. The effectiveness analysis of main surgical methods to correct equinus foot deformity in children with cerebral palsy has been conducted. The article comes to conclusion that at present surgical methods eliminating all pathologic deformity units are incompletely presented. In this connection high recurrence frequency after using traditional treatment methods is registered. Development of surgical intervention adequate to pathologic foot state in children with cerebral palsy is a perspective direction in treatment of given category of patients