Management of Equinus Foot by Ilizarov Technique

by Sureshwar Pandey, RA Agrawal, Ustiantsev Vasilli Ivanovich

After describing the planes and biomechanics of foot, the equinus deformity and its evaluations and methods of evaluation have been described. Various techniques of Tendoachilles lengthening such as single step method, two step method, Pandey V-Y lengthening in continuity and Z-lengthening of Tendoachilles has been described. Different hard-wares and basic principles of applications of Ilizarov apparatus have been described in detail. The method of application of Ilizarov apparatus for correction of equinus deformity has been described with the help of line diagram, clinical photographs of the cases and X-rays pictures. The kinemetics of ankle joint and different parts of foot have been described to help and understand the basics of equinus correction. The possible complication and precautions to be taken in applications of Ilizarov apparatus have been described in detailed.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Pandey Sureshwar
GNH Handicapped Children Hospital and RJS Artificial Limb Centre, Ranchi
Founder and Chairman Ram Janam Sulakshana Pandey Cancer Hospital and Research and Rehabilitation Centre, Ranchi
Rajendra Medical College, Ranchi, Jharkand
University of Ranchi, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Ramjanam Sulakshana (RJS) Institute of Orthopedics and Research, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India; Universities of Tokyo, Osaka, Teikyo, Adelaide, Flinders, Ujung Pandang and Singapore; Ramjanam Sulakshana Pandey Cancer Hospital and Research and Rehabilitation Center, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India; Asia-Pacific Society for Foot and Ankle Surgery
2. Agrawal RA
Agrawal Orthopaedic Hospital, Gorakhpur (UP)
Agrawal Orthopaedic Hospital, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
3. Ivanovich Ustiantsev Vasilli The Federal Scientific Practical Centre of Medico-Social Expertise and Rehabilitation of the Invalids, Moscow (Russia)
ISBN 9788180617102
Speciality Orthopedics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10836
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2006
Pages 244
Book Type Professional

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