Published in Pharma Investments, Ventures and Law Weekly, July 9th, 2006
Scientists in a recent study from the United States report, "Although long-term follow-up studies have shown favorable results, in terms of foot function, after treatment of idiopathic clubfoot with serial manipulations and casts, we know of no long-term follow-up studies of patients in whom clubfoot was treated with an extensive surgical soft-tissue release. Forty-five patients (73 feet) in whom idiopathic clubfoot was treated with either a posterior release and plantar fasciotomy (8 patients) or an extensive combined...
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