clubfoot

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Summary: A deformed foot in which the foot is plantarflexed, inverted and adducted.

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  1. ncbi Ultrasound evaluation of clubfoot correction during Ponseti treatment: a preliminary report
    Sameer Desai
    Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:53-9. 2008
  2. ncbi The role of the Pirani scoring system in the management of club foot by the Ponseti method
    P J Dyer
    Booth Hall Children s Hospital, Manchester M9 7AA, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1082-4. 2006
  3. ncbi Plasma total homocysteine, pregnancy complications, and adverse pregnancy outcomes: the Hordaland Homocysteine study
    S E Vollset
    Section for Medical Statistics, The Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Norway
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:962-8. 2000
  4. ncbi Predicting the need for tenotomy in the Ponseti method for correction of clubfeet
    David M Scher
    Center for Children, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 24:349-52. 2004
  5. ncbi Treatment of idiopathic club foot using the Ponseti method. Initial experience
    M Changulani
    Salford Royal NHS Trust, Hope Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford M6 8HD, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1385-7. 2006
  6. ncbi Musculocontractural Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (former EDS type VIB) and adducted thumb clubfoot syndrome (ATCS) represent a single clinical entity caused by mutations in the dermatan-4-sulfotransferase 1 encoding CHST14 gene
    Fransiska Malfait
    Center for Medical Genetics, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Hum Mutat 31:1233-9. 2010
  7. pmc Ponseti treatment for idiopathic clubfoot: minimum 5-year followup
    Noam Bor
    Pediatric Orthopedic Unit, Emek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1263-70. 2009
  8. pmc Loss of dermatan-4-sulfotransferase 1 function results in adducted thumb-clubfoot syndrome
    Munis Dundar
    Department of Medical Genetics, Erciyes University, Talas, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    Am J Hum Genet 85:873-82. 2009
  9. ncbi Results of treatment of idiopathic clubfoot in older infants using the Ponseti method: a preliminary report
    Mohamed Hegazy
    aOrthopaedic Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    J Pediatr Orthop B 18:76-8. 2009
  10. pmc Results of the Ponseti method in patients with clubfoot associated with arthrogryposis
    Jose A Morcuende
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 28:22-6. 2008

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  1. ncbi Ultrasound evaluation of clubfoot correction during Ponseti treatment: a preliminary report
    Sameer Desai
    Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:53-9. 2008
    The Ponseti method of manipulation is widely used in the treatment of clubfoot. Monitoring of correction is usually based on clinical judgment, and there is a need for an objective method of evaluation...
  2. ncbi The role of the Pirani scoring system in the management of club foot by the Ponseti method
    P J Dyer
    Booth Hall Children s Hospital, Manchester M9 7AA, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1082-4. 2006
    ..The Pirani scoring system is reliable, quick, and easy to use, and provides a good forecast about the likely treatment for an individual foot but a low score does not exclude the possibility that a tenotomy may be required...
  3. ncbi Plasma total homocysteine, pregnancy complications, and adverse pregnancy outcomes: the Hordaland Homocysteine study
    S E Vollset
    Section for Medical Statistics, The Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Norway
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:962-8. 2000
    ..Total homocysteine (tHcy) measured in serum or plasma is a marker of folate status and a risk factor for cardiovascular disease...
  4. ncbi Predicting the need for tenotomy in the Ponseti method for correction of clubfeet
    David M Scher
    Center for Children, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 24:349-52. 2004
    ..0 by the Pirani system or are rated as Grade IV feet by the Dimeglio system are very likely to need a tenotomy. At the end of casting, feet were equally well corrected whether or not they needed a tenotomy...
  5. ncbi Treatment of idiopathic club foot using the Ponseti method. Initial experience
    M Changulani
    Salford Royal NHS Trust, Hope Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford M6 8HD, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1385-7. 2006
    ..The remaining 15 required extensive soft-tissue release. Poor compliance with the foot-abduction orthoses (Denis Browne splint) was thought to be the main cause of failure in these patients...
  6. ncbi Musculocontractural Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (former EDS type VIB) and adducted thumb clubfoot syndrome (ATCS) represent a single clinical entity caused by mutations in the dermatan-4-sulfotransferase 1 encoding CHST14 gene
    Fransiska Malfait
    Center for Medical Genetics, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Hum Mutat 31:1233-9. 2010
    ..Loss-of-function mutations in CHST14 were recently reported in adducted thumb–clubfoot syndrome (ATCS)...
  7. pmc Ponseti treatment for idiopathic clubfoot: minimum 5-year followup
    Noam Bor
    Pediatric Orthopedic Unit, Emek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1263-70. 2009
    Ponseti clubfoot treatment has become more popular during the last decade. We reviewed the medical records of 74 consecutive infants (117 club feet) who underwent Ponseti treatment. Minimum followup was 5 years (mean, 6...
  8. pmc Loss of dermatan-4-sulfotransferase 1 function results in adducted thumb-clubfoot syndrome
    Munis Dundar
    Department of Medical Genetics, Erciyes University, Talas, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
    Am J Hum Genet 85:873-82. 2009
    Adducted thumb-clubfoot syndrome is an autosomal-recessive disorder characterized by typical facial appearance, wasted build, thin and translucent skin, congenital contractures of thumbs and feet, joint instability, facial clefting, and ..
  9. ncbi Results of treatment of idiopathic clubfoot in older infants using the Ponseti method: a preliminary report
    Mohamed Hegazy
    aOrthopaedic Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    J Pediatr Orthop B 18:76-8. 2009
    The Ponseti method has become a well-established technique for the treatment of clubfoot presenting in the neonatal period. A few reports have discussed the result of this method in older age group...
  10. pmc Results of the Ponseti method in patients with clubfoot associated with arthrogryposis
    Jose A Morcuende
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 28:22-6. 2008
    b>Clubfoot associated with arthrogryposis has been traditionally considered very resistant to manipulation and casting, and therefore has required surgical correction...
  11. ncbi Results of an accelerated Ponseti protocol for clubfoot
    Jose A Morcuende
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:623-6. 2005
    ..001). Three patients (1.3%) required corrective surgery and there were 36 relapses (P = 0.4). In conclusion, the Ponseti method is very effective and the deformity can be corrected in a relatively short time...
  12. pmc Familial isolated clubfoot is associated with recurrent chromosome 17q23.1q23.2 microduplications containing TBX4
    David M Alvarado
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 87:154-60. 2010
    b>Clubfoot is a common musculoskeletal birth defect for which few causative genes have been identified...
  13. ncbi Factors predictive of outcome after use of the Ponseti method for the treatment of idiopathic clubfeet
    Matthew B Dobbs
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:22-7. 2004
    The nonoperative technique for the treatment of idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus (clubfoot) described by Ponseti is a popular method, but it requires two to four years of orthotic management...
  14. ncbi Multistate study of the epidemiology of clubfoot
    Samantha E Parker
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 85:897-904. 2009
    Although clubfoot is a common birth defect, with a prevalence of approximately 1 per 1000 livebirths, the etiology of clubfoot remains largely unknown...
  15. ncbi Early clubfoot recurrence after use of the Ponseti method in a New Zealand population
    Geoffrey F Haft
    Starship Children s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:487-93. 2007
    Nonoperative treatment of idiopathic clubfoot has become increasingly accepted worldwide as the initial standard of care...
  16. ncbi Analytical radiography of clubfoot after tenotomy
    Antoine de Gheldere
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Saint Luc University Hospital, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 10, Avenue Hippocrate, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:691-4. 2008
    ..Both studies have the same conclusion: the Achilles tenotomy decreases the lateral tibiocalcaneal angle and increases the lateral talocalcaneal angle. Furthermore, the tenotomy effect tends to diminish with time...
  17. ncbi Risk factors for isolated talipes equinovarus in Western Australia, 1980-1994
    M Carey
    School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:238-45. 2005
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  18. ncbi Ponseti versus traditional methods of casting for idiopathic clubfoot
    John E Herzenberg
    Maryland Center for Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:517-21. 2002
    ..in avoiding extensive posteromedial release (PMR) in only 11% to 58% of patients with idiopathic congenital clubfoot. Extensive open surgery is commonly associated with long-term stiffness and weakness...
  19. ncbi Radical reduction in the rate of extensive corrective surgery for clubfoot using the Ponseti method
    Jose A Morcuende
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Pediatrics 113:376-80. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the Ponseti method in reducing extensive corrective surgery rates for congenital idiopathic clubfoot.
  20. ncbi Preferential associations between oral clefts and other major congenital anomalies
    Monica Rittler
    ECLAMC Latin American Collaborative Study of Congenital Malformations at Hospital Materno Infantil Ramón Sardá, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 45:525-32. 2008
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  21. ncbi A review of the Ponseti method and development of an infant clubfoot program in Vietnam
    Angela M Evans
    Department of Health Science, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 99:306-16. 2009
    The Feet for Walking clubfoot project from Australia formally introduced the Ponseti technique in Vietnam in 2004 and is based at the Da Nang Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Centre in central Vietnam.
  22. ncbi Early results of the Ponseti method for the treatment of clubfoot associated with myelomeningocele
    David J Gerlach
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Shriners Hospital for Children, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1350-9. 2009
    Myelomeningocele is a common birth defect that is often accompanied by clubfoot deformity...
  23. ncbi Early results of the Ponseti method for the treatment of clubfoot in distal arthrogryposis
    Stephanie Boehm
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, One Children s Place, Suite 4S20, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1501-7. 2008
    b>Clubfoot occurs in approximately one in 1000 live births and is one of the most common congenital birth defects...
  24. ncbi Foot abduction brace in the Ponseti method for idiopathic clubfoot deformity: torsional deformities and compliance
    Stephanie Boehm
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Department, Altonaer Children s Hospital, Hamburg, Germany
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:712-6. 2007
    The Ponseti method has shown to be effective in treating idiopathic clubfoot deformity. Application of a foot abduction brace is crucial to long term outcome...
  25. ncbi [Long-term results of extensive surgical dissection in the treatment of congenital clubfoot]
    Gökmen Deniz
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology 1 Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Kliniği, Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 42:44-52. 2008
    We evaluated the long-term functional and radiographic results of patients who underwent extensive soft tissue dissection for the treatment of congenital clubfoot.
  26. pmc Is it possible to treat recurrent clubfoot with the Ponseti technique after posteromedial release?: a preliminary study
    Monica Paschoal Nogueira
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Group, Orthopaedics Department, Hospital do Servidor Publico Estadual, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1298-305. 2009
    The Ponseti technique for treating clubfoot has been popularized for idiopathic clubfoot and more recently several syndromic causes of clubfoot...
  27. ncbi The adult clubfoot (congenital pes cavus)
    Arthur K Walling
    Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Temple Terrace, FL 33637, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 13:307-14, vii. 2008
    b>Clubfoot occurs in approximately 1 of every 1000 live births, with multiple theories proposed regarding the cause...
  28. ncbi A preliminary study pointing out the role of serum prolidase activity and oxidative-antioxidative status parameters during the treatment process of patients with idiopathic clubfoot
    Mehmet A Altay
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Harran University School of Medicine, Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 71:576-82. 2011
    We aimed to investigate serum prolidase activity and to find out its association with oxidative-antioxidative status in patients with idiopathic clubfoot and during the course of the disease.
  29. ncbi Accessory soleus muscle in clubfoot deformity: a report in four feet
    Parmanand Gupta
    Department of Orthopedics, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    J Pediatr Orthop B 16:106-9. 2007
    ..Accessory soleus is rarely encountered in children undergoing surgical release for congenital clubfoot, and only a few isolated reports are available in the literature...
  30. pmc Variants in genes that encode muscle contractile proteins influence risk for isolated clubfoot
    Katelyn S Weymouth
    University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 155:2170-9. 2011
    Isolated clubfoot is a relatively common birth defect that affects approximately 4,000 newborns in the US each year. Calf muscles in the affected leg(s) are underdeveloped and remain small even after corrective treatment...
  31. ncbi Persistent clubfoot deformity following treatment by the Ponseti method
    Alice Chu
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, New York Ponseti Clubfoot Center, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York 10003, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 21:40-6. 2012
    The Ponseti method of clubfoot correction is now widely practiced worldwide. Initial correction rates are nearly 100%, but subsequent relapses may occur in up to one-third of patients...
  32. pmc Long-term survival in TARP syndrome and confirmation of RBM10 as the disease-causing gene
    Karen W Gripp
    Division of Medical Genetics, A I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware
    Am J Med Genet A 155:2516-20. 2011
    ..Atrial flutter required recurrent ablation of intra-atrial re-entry pathways. The mother's heterozygosity for the RBM10 mutation underscored the importance of accurate diagnosis and counseling for TARP syndrome...
  33. ncbi Clubfoot in Malawi: treatment-seeking behaviour
    K Juliet A Bedford
    School of Anthropology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6PE, UK
    Trop Doct 41:211-4. 2011
    We explore the treatment-seeking behaviour of guardians of patients undergoing treatment for clubfoot at clinics run by the Malawi National Clubfoot Programme (MNCP)...
  34. pmc Relapsing clubfoot: causes, prevention, and treatment
    Ignacio V Ponseti
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 22:55-6. 2002
  35. ncbi Management of idiopathic clubfoot in toddlers by Ponseti's method
    Anand Verma
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    J Pediatr Orthop B 21:79-84. 2012
    The Ponseti method has been reported to have successful results in clubfoot patients less than 6 months of age but the literature on its efficacy in older clubfoot patients still remains sparse...
  36. ncbi A comparison of ankle foot orthoses with foot abduction orthoses to prevent recurrence following correction of idiopathic clubfoot by the Ponseti method
    J A Janicki
    The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:700-4. 2011
    The Ponseti method of clubfoot management requires a period of bracing in order to maintain correction...
  37. pmc Mid-term results of Ponseti method for the treatment of congenital idiopathic clubfoot--(a study of 67 clubfeet with mean five year follow-up)
    Milind M Porecha
    Orthopedic Department, M P Shah Medical College, Guru Govind Singh Hospital, Jamnagar 361008, Gujarat, India
    J Orthop Surg Res 6:3. 2011
    Long-term success reports by Dr. Ponseti with the Ponseti method in the treatment of congenital idiopathic clubfoot have led to a renewed interest in this method among pediatric orthopedists...
  38. ncbi Treatment of idiopathic clubfoot using the Ponseti method: minimum 2-year follow-up
    Amr Atef Abdelgawad
    New York Ponseti Clubfoot Center at the Center for Children, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, 301 E 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 16:98-105. 2007
    ..When the Ponseti method was fully followed, including initial casting, compliance with brace and treatment of recurrences by recasting, Achilles tenotomy and/or anterior tibial tendon transfer, our success rate was 93%...
  39. ncbi The association between clubfoot and developmental dysplasia of the hip
    D C Perry
    Orthopaedic Department, Alder Hey Children s Hospital, Liverpool L12 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 92:1586-8. 2010
    ..We present an observational cohort study spanning 6.5 years of selective ultrasound screening of hips in clubfoot. From 119 babies with CTEV there were nine cases of hip dysplasia, in seven individuals...
  40. pmc Results of clubfoot management using the Ponseti method: do the details matter? A systematic review
    Dahang Zhao
    Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Xin Hua Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, NO 1665, Kongjiang Road, Shanghai, 200092, China
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 472:1329-36. 2014
    Although the Ponseti method is accepted as the best choice for treatment of clubfoot, the treatment protocol is labor intensive and requires strict attention to details...
  41. ncbi Use of the foot abduction orthosis following Ponseti casts: is it essential?
    Mihir M Thacker
    Center for Children, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:225-8. 2005
    ..001). The feet of patients compliant with FAO use remained better corrected than the feet of those patients who were not compliant. Proper use of FAO is essential for successful application of the Ponseti technique...
  42. pmc Magnetic resonance angiography in clubfoot and vertical talus: a feasibility study
    Lisa Kruse
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, One Children s Place, Suite 4S60, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1250-5. 2009
    ..of the normal adult arterial pattern have been associated with multiple congenital limb deformities including clubfoot and vertical talus...
  43. ncbi Treatment results of late-relapsing idiopathic clubfoot previously treated with the Ponseti method
    Scott D McKay
    The Ponseti Center for Clubfoot Treatment, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:406-11. 2012
    Idiopathic clubfoot has a stubborn tendency for relapse, with most relapses happening within the first few years. However, a few patients relapse later, adding to the complexity of management...
  44. ncbi Body equilibrium at the end of gait initiation: importance of ankle muscular force as evidenced in clubfoot children
    P Wicart
    Laboratoire de Physiologie du Mouvement, U 483 INSERM, bât 441 Centre scientifique d Orsay Université Paris Sud, F 91405 Orsay, France
    Neurosci Lett 351:67-70. 2003
    ..at the end of a first step by means of a comparison between healthy children and children with unilateral clubfoot who showed Triceps surae atrophy...
  45. ncbi Management of congenital talipes equinovarus using the Ponseti method: a systematic review
    C R Jowett
    The Ponseti Clubfoot Treatment Centre, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, 01008 JPP, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:1160-4. 2011
    ..Larger comparative studies will be required if other methods are to be recommended...
  46. ncbi Understanding the educational needs for parents of children with clubfoot
    Maria Paulsen-Miller
    The Ponseti Clubfoot Treatment Center, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Orthop Nurs 30:273-8; quiz 279-80. 2011
    Identify educational needs of parents of children born with clubfoot and the role of healthcare providers throughout the treatment process.
  47. pmc Bracing in the treatment of children with clubfoot: past, present, and future
    Lajja Desai
    Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, North Carolina State University and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 30:15-23. 2010
    Bracing is a critical component of the current standard of treatment for clubfoot. Adherence to the bracing protocol is the main factor for the long-term success of the treatment The purpose of this paper is to provide a review of ..
  48. ncbi Pulsed color-flow Doppler analysis of arterial deficiency in idiopathic clubfoot
    Danielle A Katz
    University Hospital of the State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 23:84-7. 2003
    ..direction of flow through the dorsalis pedis, posterior tibial, and peroneal arteries in a group of children with clubfoot and a comparison group of controls...
  49. pmc Leg length discrepancy in unilateral congenital clubfoot following surgical treatment
    Kenneth J Noonan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5215, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 24:60-4. 2004
    ..discrepancy secondary to limb hypoplasia has been described as an associated finding in patients with unilateral clubfoot. In this manuscript we bring attention to limb length discrepancy as a result of surgical treatment in unilateral ..
  50. ncbi Limb length and girth discrepancy of unilateral congenital clubfeet
    Kazumi Shimode
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Pediatr Orthop B 14:280-4. 2005
    ..The subjects of this study were 38 patients with unilateral congenital clubfoot. All the measurements were significantly less in the affected side than in the normal side...
  51. ncbi Evaluation of calcaneal malposition by magnetic resonance imaging in the infantile clubfoot
    Shin Saito
    Japanese Red Cross Sendai Hospital, Japan
    J Pediatr Orthop B 13:99-102. 2004
    ..Sixteen unaffected feet in the unilateral cases were analyzed as normal feet. MRI showed that the calcaneus in clubfoot rotated internally, medially and posteriorly with reference to the bimallelar axis and that it took an equinus ..
  52. ncbi Understanding the barriers to clubfoot treatment adherence in Uganda: a rapid ethnographic study
    T McElroy
    Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 29:845-55. 2007
    The Ponseti method has been demonstrated to be an effective, low-technology method of correcting congenital clubfoot. The purpose of this paper is to identify barriers to adherence to the Ponseti method of clubfoot treatment in Uganda...
  53. ncbi Absent posterior tibial artery associated with idiopathic clubfoot. A report of two cases
    Matthew B Dobbs
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:599-602. 2004
  54. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging of the congenital clubfoot treated with the French functional (physical therapy) method
    B Stephens Richards
    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX 75219, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:214-9. 2007
    ..The severity of the clubfoot deformities before treatment made assessment of the tibiotalar, talonavicular, and talocalcaneal joint ..
  55. ncbi Assessment of talus deformity by three-dimensional MRI in congenital clubfoot
    T Itohara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita City 565 0871, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 53:78-83. 2005
    To evaluate the morphological deformity of talus in congenital clubfoot by three-dimensional MRI.
  56. ncbi Evaluation of the treatment of idiopathic clubfoot by using the Ponseti method
    Michael Colburn
    Department of Orthopedics and Podiatry, San Francisco Bay Area Foot and Ankle Residency, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Walnut Creek, CA 94596, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 42:259-67. 2003
    The initial treatment of congenital idiopathic talipes equinovarus (clubfoot) is most often nonsurgical. However, surgical treatment in the form of posteromedial release is often undertaken after failure of conservative measures...
  57. ncbi Functional midterm outcome in 131 consecutive cases of surgical clubfoot treatment
    Ulf J Schlegel
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University of Cologne, Joseph Stelzmann Strasse 9, Cologne, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:1077-81. 2010
    ..In the time before, surgery via dorsomedial release was a very common treatment option...
  58. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging in follow-up of treated clubfoot during childhood
    G Pekindil
    Department of Radiology, Trakya University School of Medicine, 22030 Edirne, Turkey
    Eur J Radiol 37:123-9. 2001
    In this study, we evaluated the short-term results of surgically treated clubfoot with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  59. ncbi Ultrasonographic evaluation of Achilles tendon repair after percutaneous sectioning for the correction of congenital clubfoot residual equinus
    Daniel A C Maranho
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Division, School of Medicine of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:804-10. 2009
    Most cases of congenital clubfoot treated with the Ponseti technique require percutaneous Achilles tenotomy to correct the residual equinus...
  60. ncbi Selective soft-tissue release for recurrent or residual deformity after conservative treatment of idiopathic clubfoot
    S S Park
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 86, Asanbyeongwongil, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 91:1526-30. 2009
    ..release operation for recurrent or residual deformity after initial conservative treatment for idiopathic clubfoot by the Ponseti method. Recurrent or residual deformity occurred in 13 (19 feet) of 33 patients (48 feet; 40%)...
  61. pmc Vascular abnormalities correlate with decreased soft tissue volumes in idiopathic clubfoot
    Laura J Merrill
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 1 Children s Place, Suite 4S60, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:1442-9. 2011
    Lower extremity vascular anomalies have been described for patients with clubfoot but few imaging studies have investigated effects on soft tissues such as fat and muscle...
  62. ncbi Assessment of calf volume in Congenital Talipes Equinovarus by computer analysed digital photography
    Simon L Barker
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Surgeon 10:84-9. 2012
    ..Subjectivity has been limited by computerisation of the analysis process. The technique could easily be adapted to other volumetric analyses...
  63. ncbi Relapse after tibialis anterior tendon transfer in idiopathic clubfoot treated by the Ponseti method
    Karim Z Masrouha
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, The Ponseti Clubfoot Treatment Center, University of Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:81-4. 2012
    The Ponseti method for clubfoot correction has demonstrated excellent results. However, relapses are common and continue to be the most important problem facing clubfoot practitioners...
  64. ncbi Ponseti method compared with surgical treatment of clubfoot: a prospective comparison
    Matthew A Halanski
    Starship Children s Health, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:270-8. 2010
    Current trends in the treatment of idiopathic clubfoot have shifted from extensive surgical release to more conservative techniques...
  65. ncbi The current management of idiopathic clubfoot revisited: results of a survey of the POSNA membership
    Lewis E Zionts
    UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital, Department of Orthopaedics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:515-20. 2012
    ..Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) were surveyed regarding their approach to treating idiopathic clubfoot deformity...
  66. ncbi Perinatal outcome of prenatally diagnosed congenital talipes equinovarus
    Rowena Sharma
    Centre for Fetal and Maternal Medicine, Queen Charlotte s and Chelsea Hospital, Imperial College London, London W12 0HS, UK
    Prenat Diagn 31:142-5. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the perinatal outcome of prenatally diagnosed congenital talipes equinovarus...
  67. ncbi Lack of seasonal variation in idiopathic talipes equinovarus
    Randall T Loder
    James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Room 4250, 702 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:496-502. 2006
    ..One proposed etiology of idiopathic talipes equinovarus is an in utero enterovirus infection. Enterovirus infections demonstrate seasonal variation in temperate climates...
  68. ncbi A method for the early evaluation of the Ponseti (Iowa) technique for the treatment of idiopathic clubfoot
    Wallace B Lehman
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 12:133-40. 2003
    The Ponseti casting technique is reported to have a high success rate in the treatment of idiopathic clubfoot. Non-operative treatment of clubfoot provides a lower complication rate, less pain, and higher function as the patient ages than ..
  69. ncbi Impact of congenital talipes equinovarus etiology on treatment outcomes
    Christina A Gurnett
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, One Children s Place, St Louis, MO 63110, U S A
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:498-502. 2008
    ..Non-idiopathic CTEV can be successfully treated with the Ponseti method of serial casting, with low recurrence rates or need for surgery...
  70. ncbi Postoperative analgesia for the surgical correction of congenital clubfoot: comparison between peripheral nerve block and caudal epidural block
    Monica Rossi Rodrigues
    Hospital Sarah, Brasilia, DF
    Rev Bras Anestesiol 59:684-93. 2009
    Correction of congenital clubfoot (CCF) is associated with severe postoperative pain...
  71. ncbi Validity of the anteroposterior talocalcaneal angle to assess congenital clubfoot correction
    E Ippolito
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, Roma 00133, Italy
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 182:1279-82. 2004
    The anteroposterior talocalcaneal angle (Kite's angle) is still considered a common parameter for assessing clubfoot correction, although some dissenting opinions about its accuracy have been expressed...
  72. ncbi Sonographic assessment of clubfoot
    Cosimo Gigante
    Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Padua University Hospital, Via Giustiniani, 3, 35128, Padua, Italy
    J Clin Ultrasound 32:235-42. 2004
    This study was performed to develop a standardized methodology for the sonographic assessment of clubfoot at birth and at the end of both conservative treatment and surgical correction.
  73. ncbi The use of botulinum type A toxin in the treatment of idiopathic clubfoot: 5-year follow-up
    Christine M Alvarez
    Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, Canada
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:570-5. 2009
    Continued monitoring and reporting of outcomes in clubfoot patients are important for providing an indicator of functional outcomes and surveillance and treatment for problems or recurrences...
  74. ncbi Seasonal distribution of idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus in Scotland
    Simon L Barker
    Academic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Aberdeen Medical School, Aberdeen, UK
    J Pediatr Orthop B 11:129-33. 2002
    ..The probable aetiological factors for congenital talipes equinovarus are discussed...
  75. ncbi Focused dynamic sonographic examination of the congenital clubfoot
    William E Shiels
    Children s Radiological Institute, Department of Radiology, Columbus Children s Hospital, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 37:1118-24. 2007
    US readily demonstrates cartilaginous structures, and static sonography has shown potential in evaluating clubfoot deformity.
  76. pmc Update on clubfoot: etiology and treatment
    Matthew B Dobbs
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, One Children s Place, Suite 4S60, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1146-53. 2009
    Although clubfoot is one of the most common congenital abnormalities affecting the lower limb, it remains a challenge not only to understand its genetic origins but also to provide effective long-term treatment...
  77. ncbi The classification of congenital talipes equinovarus
    Andrew M Wainwright
    Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, England, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 84:1020-4. 2002
    ..The system of Diméglio et al was found to have the greatest reliability. Our findings suggest that current classification systems for the analysis of congenital talipes equinovarus are not entirely satisfactory...
  78. ncbi Maternal smoking and the risk for clubfoot in infants
    Kathryn C Dickinson
    North Carolina Birth Defects Monitoring Program, Division of Public Health, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 82:86-91. 2008
    b>Clubfoot is one of the most common major birth defects, with a prevalence of approximately 1 per 1,000 live births...
  79. ncbi A preliminary report of the use of botulinum toxin type A in infants with clubfoot: four case studies
    M R Delgado
    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 20:533-8. 2000
    This report describes the use of botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) in four infants with very severe clubfoot deformity...
  80. ncbi Treatment of clubfoot with the Ponseti method: a comparison of casting materials
    Douglas E Pittner
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:250-3. 2008
    Popular initial treatment for congenital clubfoot includes the use of serial manipulations and casting as described by Ponseti et al. Plaster of Paris and semirigid fiberglass are 2 materials commonly used for casting...
  81. pmc Treatment of idiopathic clubfoot: an historical review
    M B Dobbs
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 20:59-64. 2000
    Idiopathic clubfoot, one of the most common problems in pediatric orthopaedics, is characterized by a complex three-dimensional deformity of the foot...
  82. ncbi Metaphyseal fractures mimicking abuse during treatment for clubfoot
    A M Grayev
    The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University College of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Hershey 17033, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 31:559-63. 2001
    ..the classic metaphyseal lesion (CML) of abuse may occur as the result of serial casting during treatment of clubfoot deformity...
  83. ncbi [Treatment of congenital clubfoot with the Ponseti method]
    O Eberhardt
    Klinikum Stuttgart Olgahospital, Orthopadische Klinik, Stuttgart
    Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb 144:497-501. 2006
    The primary therapy for congenital clubfoot is non-surgical involving manipulation and serial casting. With traditional casting, relatively large numbers of feet require extensive surgery to achieve full correction...
  84. ncbi Long-term comparative results in patients with congenital clubfoot treated with two different protocols
    E Ippolito
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Rome, Italy
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1286-94. 2003
    Long-term follow-up studies of adults who had been treated for congenital clubfoot as infants are rare...
  85. pmc Talonavicular fusion for dorsal subluxation of the navicular in resistant clubfoot
    Vineeta T Swaroop
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1314-8. 2009
    ..We believe talonavicular arthrodesis a reasonable option to correct the deformity and symptoms associated with dorsal rotatory subluxation of the navicular in a single surgical setting with a low complication rate...
  86. pmc Micro-magnetic resonance imaging and embryological analysis of wild-type and pma mutant mice with clubfoot
    Suzanne Duce
    Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    J Anat 216:108-20. 2010
    ..pma) mouse mutant and congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV), a human disorder historically referred to as 'clubfoot', suggested that this mutant could be a useful model...
  87. ncbi The C677T polymorphism in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene (MTHFR), maternal use of folic acid supplements, and risk of isolated clubfoot: A case-parent-triad analysis
    Linda Sharp
    National Cancer Registry Ireland, Cork, Ireland
    Am J Epidemiol 164:852-61. 2006
    Worldwide, 1-4 per 1,000 births are affected by clubfoot. Clubfoot etiology is unclear, but both genetic and environmental factors are thought to be involved...
  88. ncbi Family history, maternal smoking, and clubfoot: an indication of a gene-environment interaction
    M A Honein
    Division of Birth Defects, Child Development, and Disability and Health, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:658-65. 2000
    ..studies of some birth defects have suggested a gene-smoking interaction, the possibility of this interaction in clubfoot has not been examined...
  89. ncbi [Treatment of congenital clubfoot with the Ponseti method]
    Süleyman Bora Göksan
    Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Anabilim Dali, Medicine Faculty of Istanbul University, 34390 Capa, Turkey
    Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 36:281-7. 2002
    This study aimed to present the author's early experience with the Ponseti technique in correcting clubfoot and to evaluate the need for aggressive surgery in the first year of life.
  90. ncbi Idiopathic talipes equinovarus (ITEV) (clubfeet) in Texas
    Ranjani N Moorthi
    University of Texas Health Sciences Center Houston School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 132:376-80. 2005
    Idiopathic talipes equinovarus (ITEV) is the most common form of clubfoot with a birth prevalence of 1 per 1,000 births. Serial casting and surgical correction impose a substantial financial burden on families and the health care system...
  91. ncbi A comparison of two nonoperative methods of idiopathic clubfoot correction: the Ponseti method and the French functional (physiotherapy) method
    B Stephens Richards
    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, 2222 Welborn Street, Dallas, TX 75219, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:2313-21. 2008
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to compare the results of these two methods at one institution...
  92. pmc Pedigree analysis and epidemiological features of idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus in the United Kingdom: a case-control study
    A H Cardy
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:62. 2007
    ..5 per 1000 live births. The aetiology is not well elucidated. While both genetic and environmental factors are implicated, no specific genes have been identified and little is known about environmental risk factors...
  93. ncbi Treatment of the complex idiopathic clubfoot
    Ignacio V Ponseti
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 451:171-6. 2006
    ..There were seven relapses that responded to casting. Three patients had a second tenotomy. Modifying the treatment protocol for complex clubfeet successfully corrected the deformity without the need for extensive corrective surgery...
  94. ncbi HOXD13 may play a role in idiopathic congenital clubfoot by regulating the expression of FHL1
    L L Wang
    Department of Medical Genetics, China Medical University, Shenyang, China
    Cytogenet Genome Res 121:189-95. 2008
    Idiopathic congenital clubfoot (CCF) is a type of congenital foot malformation, and previous studies using the extended transmission disequilibrium testing (ETDT) analysis have confirmed the HOXD13 gene as the susceptible gene of CCF...
  95. ncbi Absence of HOXD10 mutations in idiopathic clubfoot and sporadic vertical talus
    Christina A Gurnett
    Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 462:27-31. 2007
    The genetic etiology of idiopathic clubfoot is unknown...
  96. ncbi Tarsal shape, size, and articulating surface morphology in adolescent surgically treated clubfoot and their contralateral normal foot
    Christopher Roche
    Exactech, Inc, Gainesville, FL, University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Louisville, and Shriners Hospital for Children, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:329-35. 2006
    ..radiographic measurements to quantify the 3-dimensional (3D) shape and size of the hindfoot bones affected by the clubfoot pathology, radiographs continue to be used to evaluate treatment efficacy...
  97. ncbi Ponseti management of clubfoot in older infants
    Noam Bor
    Pediatric Orthopedic Unit, Central Emek Hospital, Afula, Israel
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 444:224-8. 2006
    Treatment of clubfoot with the Ponseti method is successful when performed immediately after birth. We treated 23 infants (36 feet) who presented to us after casting, applied at other institutions, failed or after 3 months of age...
  98. ncbi Correction of neglected clubfoot using the Ilizarov external fixator
    Ricardo Cardenuto Ferreira
    Foot Ankle Int 27:266-73. 2006
    This study was conducted to evaluate the corrective capability of the Ilizarov external fixator in the treatment of neglected clubfoot.
  99. pmc Validity and responsiveness of the Clubfoot Assessment Protocol (CAP). A methodological study
    Hanneke Andriesse
    Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:28. 2006
    The Clubfoot Assessment Protocol (CAP) is a multi dimensional instrument designed for longitudinal follow up of the clubfoot deformity during growth. Item reliability has shown to be sufficient...
  100. ncbi [Proteomic analysis of the ankle joint bone, ankle joint tissue and spinal cord of clubfoot-like deformity in rat fetuses]
    Zeng Gang Li
    Department of Medical Genetics, China Medical University, Shenyang, Liaoning, 110001 PR China
    Zhonghua Yi Xue Yi Chuan Xue Za Zhi 24:52-8. 2007
    To explore the etiology of idiopathic talipes equinovarus (ITEV) in all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) induced clubfoot-like deformity in rat fetuses with two-dimensional gel electrophoresis (2-DE) and mass spectrometry (MS).
  101. ncbi The Ilizarov method for the treatment of resistant clubfoot: is it an effective solution?
    Jason A Freedman
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:432-7. 2006
    The resistant clubfoot deformity presents a significant challenge. Several corrective procedures have been described, with the goal to provide a pain-free, plantigrade foot...

Research Grants15

  1. Intrnational Clubfoot Symposium
    Jose Morcuende; Fiscal Year: 2007
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Clubfoot, a leading cause of disability in developing countries, is the most common musculoskeletal birth defect...
  2. Identifying the Genetic and Molecular Basis of Clubfoot
    Anita E Beck; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Tlie overall goal of this project is to understand liow mutations in genes that encode contractile proteins cause clubfoot in a group of disorders called distal arthrogryposis (DA) syndromes and test whether variants in these genes ..
  3. Genetic and Molecular Basis of Congenital Contractures
    MICHAEL JOSEPH BAMSHAD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g., clubfoot) in Distal Arthrogryposis (DA) syndromes, the most common cause of heritable contractures...
  4. FAMILIAL VERTICAL TALUS EXOME SEQUENCING
    Christina Gurnett; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of small CNVs (<100kb) with this approach previously resulted in our identification of causative genes for clubfoot, a birth defect with many similarities to vertical talus...
  5. IDENTIFICATION OF GENE(S) CAUSING IDIOPATHIC CLUBFOOT
    FRED DIETZ; Fiscal Year: 1999
    Idiopathic clubfoot is one of the most common deformities of the musculoskeletal system. This disorder occurs in 1/1000 live births and requires extensive and expensive treatment...
  6. Skeletal Development in Clubfoot Treatment
    Sorin Siegler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The traditional basis for nonoperative treatment of clubfoot has been the stretching of soft tissues to allow relatively more normal hind foot bone (anlagen) positions...
  7. Genetic Mapping of Familial Idiopathic Scoliosis
    Jose Morcuende; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..pediatric musculoskeletal disorders, the candidate has begun genetic investigations of idiopathic scoliosis and clubfoot. He joined the faculty as a clinician-scientist and is in a position, with the support of this award, to move ..
  8. Maternal Vasoactive Exposures and Risk of Clubfoot
    Martha M Werler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Talipes equinovarus or clubfoot occurs in approximately one of every 1000 live births. Although it is one of the most common structural malformations, little is known about its etiology...
  9. Dietary Glycemic Load, Obesity, and Birth Defect Risks
    Martha Werler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Strategy for Therapy of the Pseudoachondroplasia (PSACH) Phenotype: Understanding
    Jacqueline Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Gene Environment Interaction in Head and Neck Cancer
    Andrew Olshan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed study should contribute knowledge on gene-environment interactions for cancer of the head and neck, but also for other tobacco- and alcohol-related cancers and possibly cancers of unknown etiology. ..
  12. Genetic Studies of Clubfoot (ITEV)
    Jacqueline T Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2010
    b>Clubfoot or idiopathic talipes equinovarus (ITEV) is one of the five most common birth defects, affecting approximately 4,000 newborns each year in the US...
  13. CASE CONTROL STUDY OF RISK FACTORS FOR WILMS TUMOR
    Andrew Olshan; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study will provide important new advances in our understanding of Wilms tumor given the study size, quality of exposure assessment, and incorporation of clinical and biological markers of etiologic heterogeneity. ..