congenital talipes equinovarus

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congenital talipes equinovarus

; CTEV see talipes equinovarus
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Neglected CTEV or clubfoot is still seen among rural populations, where parent counselling has not been done or owing to the poor socioeconomic status regular visits are made to a speciality centre.
CTEV is one of the commonest congenital deformities.
With the CoolTouch CTEV, a small single needle incision is made in the leg and a fiber is inserted into the varicose vein.
The residual hind foot varus or cavus deformity of the heel are most common complication after surgical treatment of CTEV even after use of Talonavicular wires for stabilisation of corrected feet.
We believe that our clinical and radiological values are promising to manage severe CTEV cases.
DB splint was used at least 23 hours each day during the first 3 months and then CTEV shoes for a daytime and DB splint for 12 hours at night.
DISCUSSION: Tenotomy of the tendo-achillis is an essential step of ponseti treatment of CTEV for correction of deformity.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study was conducted in VMMC Karaikal Pondicherry, study includes management of 20 feet in 14 patients with old neglected, recurrent or resistant cases of CTEV by JESS.
Total duration of treatment (from application of cast to modified CTEV splint): In our study of total duration of treatment was about 52 days (7.
5) so we intend to study the surgical management of CTEV by Cincinnati approach in light of the published literature.
3) Idiopathic CTEV occur in isolation while syndromic CTEV as a part of other congenital anomalies like meningomyelocele, arthrogryposis etc.