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Online Books

Pediatrics by Vernon T. Tolo and David L. Skaggs.  (Available free online)
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008
ISBN: 0781791243, 9780781791243
Length: 512 pages

Selected chapters appear online. There is a section that discusses the Ponseti method for treatment of clubfoot associated with arthrogryposis.

Arthrogryposis: A Text Atlas edited by Lynn T. Staheli, Judith G. Hall, Kenneth M. Jaffe and Diane O. Paholke. (Available for download as a pdf from our site)
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0-521-57106-5
Length: 187 pages

Latest published research

Iowa Orthopaedic Journal. 2008;28:22-6.
Results of the Ponseti method in patients with clubfoot associated with arthrogryposis. (Available free online.)
Morcuende JA, Dobbs MB, Frick SL.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA.

Abstract:  Clubfoot associated with arthrogryposis has been traditionally considered very resistant to manipulation and casting, and therefore has required surgical correction. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results of the Ponseti method of clubfoot casting ... (read more).

New Zealand-based research

Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2007,  Jul-Aug; 27(5):594-600.
Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (amyoplasia): an orthopaedic perspective.
Bevan, Wesley P. (MB, ChB, FRACS); Hall, Judith G. (OC, MD, FCAHS); Bamshad, Micheal (MD); Staheli, Lynn T. (MD); Jaffe, Kenneth M. (MD); Song, Kit (MD).
Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand.  
(Abstract not available)