2. Epidemiology - Nomenclature, classifications, definitions
i. INTRINSIC FACTORS: Ethnicity.
ii. EXTRINSIC FACTORS
iv. Congenital constriction bands, distal amputations
and deformities including clubfoot:
vi. Bibliography- Factor-wise
3. Review of Literature
2. Ponseti Technique and its pitfalls
3. Other contemporary techniques.
4. Illizarov technique:
5. Older children and adults.
7. Residual deformities.
8. Early surgery
9. Various assessment protocols.
10. Imaging techniques
4. Pathoantomoy of Clubfoot
i. Normal anatomy of foot and ankle.
ii. Planes and axes of movements
iii. Pathoanatomy of clubfoot-
5. Triple Surgical Techniques
ii. Evolution of triple surgical techniques and their details.
iii. Unique cases detailed descriptions
6. Future in Clubfoot
i. Preventive measures
ii. Theraprutic measures.
iii. To Summarise
Clubfoot is a common deformity but remains unsolved. Detailed epidemiology has been described to assess the socio-economic impact. All corrective methods are enumerated, highlighting their efficacy and pitfalls. The importance of each clubfoot case being different and the means of dealing it is emphasized upon. This is a comprehensive book on Clubfoot with the types and their mode of treatment extensively discussed. Also, Clubfoot differences during birth, additional birth defects, weight bearing effect with age, previous scars, trauma and other complications are covered.
• A comprehensive book on Clubfoot
• Explained the different kinds of clubfoot
• Evidence based description of each clubfoot being different
• Updated with the latest treatment techniques
• Comparative analysis of various treatment options
Prof. R.L. Mittal Formerly Professor & Head orthopaedic department, Principal Government Medical college Patiala, Dean Punjabi University Patiala (Punjab) INDIA as well as DIRECTOR Research & Medical Education Government of Punjab, Chandigarh INDIA. Author has also been an Alumnus of this institution. Retired on 30th April 1995 from Government Job, still actively involved in teaching & academic activities in various capacities, the latest being as EMERITUS PROFESSOR in Orthopaedic Department of Government Medical College Patiala, his old department. He is presently a practicing orthopaedic surgeon at 97 New Lal Bagh Colony, Patiala (Punjab) 147001, INDIA, but very considerate to poor patients. The author has been Chancellor’s Nominee in the Punjabi University Patiala committee for selection of teachers and also a teacher for M.sc & B.sc Physiotherapy courses in this university. He has also been a teacher for sports medicine courses at Government of India National Institute of Sports, Patiala.