Fractional lengthening of the flexor tendons in clubfoot surgery

D. Atar, W. B. Lehman, A. D. Grant, A. M. Strongwater

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Massive scarring of the Z-lengthened flexor digitorum and flexor hallucis longus is a constant finding in clubfoot surgery. A method of fractional lengthening of the tendons is described. This method has been proven effective in preventing this complication.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267-269
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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