• A. CORBU “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest
  • D. COSMA “Iuliu Hațieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj-Napoca
  • D.E. VASILESCU “Iuliu Hațieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj-Napoca
  • S. CRISTEA “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest


Clubfoot is a congenital malformation that has a global distribution. Despite recent advances, its etiopathogenesis still remains unknown. Although surgical treatment was preferred in the past, the actual gold standard for treatment is conservative (the Ponseti method). Nevertheless, surgery can still be an option in a small percent of cases. As clubfeet are prone to relapses, their prevention with the use of the foot abduction orthosis (FAO) is important.

Author Biographies

A. CORBU, “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest

Faculty of Medicine
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology

D. COSMA, “Iuliu Hațieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj-Napoca

Faculty of Medicine
Department of Orthopedics-Traumatology and Pediatric Orthopedics

D.E. VASILESCU, “Iuliu Hațieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj-Napoca

Faculty of Medicine
Department of Radiology

S. CRISTEA, “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest

Faculty of Medicine
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology


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