Patient Reported Outcome at 62-67 years of age in 83 patients treated for Congenital Clubfoot
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Patient reported outcome in 83 patients with congenital clubfoot was evaluated at a mean age of 64 years using three validated questionnaires assessing both quality of life (SF-36 and EQ-5D) and foot and ankle function (AAOS Foot and Ankle Questionnaire). In SF-36 male patients scored significantly better than male norms in 7/8 domains, while female patients scored significantly worse than female norms in 2/8 domains. The male patients scored better than male norms in both EQ-5D Index (p=0.027) and VAS (p=0.013) while female patients scored worse than female norms in VAS (p<0.001). Both male and female patients had a significantly worse outcome on the AAOS Core Scale when compared to norms. There was a significant correlation, for both genders, between the SF-36 Physical Component Summary Score and the AAOS Core Scale.
In conclusion the influence on daily life activities was limited to foot and ankle problems, and in female patients’ also in physical aspects of quality of life.
Research subject Orthopaedics
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-105161OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-105161DiVA: diva2:220609