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Year : 1988  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 41-45

Surgical Correction Of Equinocavus Deformity Of Foot By Japas’ Tarsal V-Osterotomy

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S Sharma

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Twenty patients comprising 10 with equinocavus and 2 with equinocavovarus deformities of foot were subjected to JAPAS’ tarsal v-osteotomy operation. During a 3 to 4 year follow-up the results were excellent in 9 cases (75 per cent), good in 2 cases (16.7 per cent) and fair in one case (8.3 per cent) only. This procedure is the ideal one to correct unilateral forefoot or midfoot cavus deformities of moderate degree in adult patient.

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