Acta Med Port 2017 Aug 31;30(7-8):541-545. Epub 2017 Aug 31.
Unidade de Ortopedia e Traumatologia. Departamento de Cirurgia. Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade do Porto. Porto. Portugal; Departamento de Ortopedia e Traumatologia. Centro Hospitalar de São João. Porto. Portugal.
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Acta Biomed 2016 Apr 15;87 Suppl 1:69-74. Epub 2016 Apr 15.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata, Polo Chirurgico P. Confortini, Verona, Italy.
Background And Aim Of The Work: Flexible flatfoot is one of the most common deformities in pediatric orthopaedics. Arthroeresis procedures are designed to correct this deformity. Among them, calcaneo-stop is a procedure with both biomechanical and proprioceptive properties. Read More
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 2011 Oct 19;131(10):1363-7. Epub 2011 May 19.
Department of Orthopaedics, Szent-Györgyi Albert Clinical Centre, University of Szeged, Szeged, 6. Semmelweis str, 6725, Hungary.
Background: Flexible flatfoot is a frequent deformity found in children. The aim of this study is to evaluate the pedographic outcome of the percutaneous arthroereisis with the use of a screw through the sinus tarsi into the talus.
Materials And Methods: 43 calcaneo-stop procedures of 25 patients (18 bilateral, seven unilateral) were evaluated. Read More
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Orthopaedic Clinic, University of Catania, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Catania, Italy.
Flexible flatfoot is the most prevalent condition seen in pediatric orthopedic clinics. It is characterized by an absence of the medial arch and a valgus position of the calcaneus. The purpose of the present study was to report on the results obtained in children treated using the calcaneo-stop procedure. Read More
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Professor and Director, II Clinic of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna University, Bologna, Italy.
Arthroereisis of the subtalar joint is a common surgical technique in Europe for the management of flexible flatfoot in the pediatric population. In most cases, it is performed using a calcaneo-stop metallic screw. Despite the good clinical results, screw removal is always advised after 2 to 3 years. Read More