J Pediatr Orthop B 2021 Jun 7. Epub 2021 Jun 7.
Department of General Surgery and Medical Surgical Specialties, Section of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University Hospital Policlinico-San Marco, University of Catania, Catania Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Department, 'Buzzi' Children's Hospital Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Centro Specialistico Ortopedico Traumatologico Gaetano Pini-CTO, Milan Pediatric Orthopaedic Unit, Department of Woman and Child Health, Padua General Hospital, Padua Department of Orthopaedics Surgery, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Rome Department of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Jeanne de Flandre Hospital, Lille University Centre, Lill Orthopedic & Trauma Unit, Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Neuroscience and Sense Organs, School of Medicine, University of Bari "Aldo Moro" - AOU Consorziale "Policlinico", Bari Pediatric Orthopedic and Traumatology Unit, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy.
Objectives: To collect and analyze current diagnosis and treatment options of symptomatic flexible flatfoot (FFF), as well as to identify treatment expectations, among the members of the Italian Pediatric Orthopedics Society (SITOP).
Methods: Diagnosis and treatment preferences were recorded according to a web-based survey. The survey was divided into six main sections: (1) general clinical parameters; (2) foot aspects; (3) X-ray angles (or lines); (4) expectations; (5) standard clinical assessment; (6) treatment options. Read More