Study provides 3-D view of flatfoot

By Terry Stanton

At the 2011 annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, the Roger A. Mann Award for best clinical paper went to the first study to use three-dimensional (3-D) computed tomography (CT) imaging to visualize feet with flatfoot deformity under full weight bearing.

The study was performed by Masamitsu Kido, MD, and associates at the department of orthopaedics, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan.

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