Evaluation of Result of Idiopathic Club Foot/Feet within 1 year of Age by Ponseti Technique


  • Mahmudur Rahman Jr. Consultant, Department of Orthopadic Surgery, Upozila Health Complex Lohagara, Chittagong
  • Md Salim Sr. Consultant, Department of Surgery, General Hospital, Rangamati
  • Md Khairul Anwar Associate Professor & Head, Department of Anaesthesiology, CIMC
  • Muallem Al Farukh Khan Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, Rangamati Medical College, Rangamati
  • Md Monirul Alam Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology CIMC




Club Foot, Tonotomy, Ponseti technique


Clubfoot is the commonest congenital deformity in babies. Around 80% of the cases occur in developing nations. There are many options for treating club foot, Ponseti technique is one of them. This observational study was carried out at Chittagong Medical College Hospital, From July 2014 to December 2015 to evaluate the results of idiopathic club foot / feet within 1 year of age by Ponseti technique. Patients with idiopathic congenital club foot (CTEV) is attended at the outpatient department of CMCH. Among the 35 patients, 1 patients 2.85% required 1 plaster, 2 patients (5.74%) required 2 plaster, 3 patients (8.57%) required 4 plaster, 5 patients (4.28%) required 5 plaster, 16 patients (45.71%) required 6 plaster, 5 patients (14.28%) required 7 plaster cast and 3 patients (8.57%) required 8 plaster cast with or without percutaneous tonotomy. The final score after completion of the management (with or without tenotomy) were 0 of 39 feet (75%) which were normal and 0.5 of 10 feet (19.24%) and score 1 of only 3 feet (5.76%) which were better than moderately abnormal.

Medicine Today 2017 Vol.29(2): 42-45


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Rahman, M., Salim, M., Anwar, M. K., Khan, M. A. F., & Alam, M. M. (2017). Evaluation of Result of Idiopathic Club Foot/Feet within 1 year of Age by Ponseti Technique. Medicine Today, 29(2), 42–45. https://doi.org/10.3329/medtoday.v29i2.34626



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