Clubfoot is the most common congenital foot deformity. The great majoriy of clubfeet can be corrected in infancy in just a few weeks when treated by expert orthopaedic surgeons. The best and safest treatment is manipulation followed by the application of a plaster cast.
This book describes the best and safest treatment for the most common clubfoot deformities. It provides a sound introduction to the theory underlying the approach, and gives full practical details to enable clinicians to carry out the procedures with confidence. It also covers common errors in treatment and how to avoid them.
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"Fascinating little book....The book's eleven chapters, all of which are profusely illustrated, contain words of wisdom from a physician who has spent his entire career treating this complex deformity...Wealth of information....The basic procedures that are required to achieve an optimum result are clearly explained and illustrated....Any pediatric orthopaedic surgeon who treats clubfoot should read this book repeatedly: indeed, it is written so eloquently that one never tires of reading it...this book should be a trendsetter for the treatment of clubfoot in the in the 1990's and beyond."--The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, USA, 1996. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0192627651
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0192627651 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.3027232