Efficacy Study of Selective Tibial Neurotomy in the Treatment of the Spastic Equinovarus Foot Among Adult Hemiplegic Patients "Neurotomy"


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Sources for Trial Information

  • Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc- Université Catholique de Louvain
  • ClinicalTrials.gov