J Foot Ankle Surg 2022 Feb 15. Epub 2022 Feb 15.
Orthopaedic Clinic, Department of Surgery and Translational Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy.
Many authors consider the Ilizarov method as the best choice for correction of complex multiplanar foot deformities. Fifty-one patients, for a total of 55 feet, underwent V or Y osteotomy (respectively 32 and 23), 12 were due to congenital clubfoot outcomes, 11 were from post-traumatic pathologies, 9 from hemimelia, 7 from Charcot-Marie-Tooth, 5 from poliomyelitis, 3 from spina bifida, 2 from myopathy, 2 from poly-epiphyseal dysplasia, 1 from achondroplasia, 1 from arthrogryposis, 1 patient from Charcot's foot and 1 rheumatoid arthritis. All patients were contacted to undergo AOFAS and EQ-5D-5L questionnaire. Read More