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Isolated brevis to longus tendon transfer may correct flatfoot deformity

In an interview with Healio, Matthew S. Conti, MD, foot and ankle surgeon at HSS discusses results that indicate the addition of an isolated brevis to longus tendon transfer may lead to correction of flatfoot deformity. 

“The addition of a brevis to a longus transfer during the reconstruction of the flexible progressive collapsing foot form deformity resulted in dynamic correction of multiple flexible, flatfoot deformities, as well as removing the deforming force on the foot,” Dr. Conti told Healio about the study which was presented at the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting.  

Read the full article at healio.com.