Patient Case History: Dale

Correction of Complex Foot Deformity with Miter Taylor Spatial Frame and V Osteotomy

Pre-Op

Patient Surgeon: S. Robert Rozbruch
This woman had an old clubfoot deformity since childhood.

Dale, Pre-op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Clubfoot, complex foot deformity
Dale, Pre-op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Clubfoot, complex foot deformity

Pre-Op

Hindfoot was in varus, Forefoot was in cavus, adduction, and pronation.

Dale, Pre-op thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Clubfoot, complex foot deformity
Dale, Pre-op thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Clubfoot, complex foot deformity
Dale, Pre-op thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Clubfoot, complex foot deformity

Post-Op

A V-type osteotomy of the foot was done in order to correct the hindfoot and forefoot separately. A miter spatial frame was used to perform a gradual correction.

Dale, Post-op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Clubfoot, complex foot deformity, V-type osteotomy, miter spatial frame
Dale, Post-op thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Clubfoot, complex foot deformity, V-type osteotomy, miter spatial frame
Dale, Post-op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Clubfoot, complex foot deformity, V-type osteotomy, miter spatial frame

Follow-Up

The frame was removed after 3 months.

Dale, Follow up thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Correction of Clubfoot, plantigrade
Dale, Follow up thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Correction of Clubfoot, plantigrade
Dale, Follow up thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Correction of Clubfoot, plantigrade

Follow-Up

... and her foot is plantigrade.

Dale, Follow up thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Correction of Clubfoot, plantigrade
Dale, Follow up thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Correction of Clubfoot, plantigrade
Dale, Follow up thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Correction of Clubfoot, plantigrade
Dale, Follow up thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Correction of Clubfoot, plantigrade


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