TITLE

What's New in Limb Lengthening and Deformity Correction

AUTHOR(S)
Sabharwal, Sanjeev; Green, Stuart; McCarthy, Jim; Hamdy, Reggie C.
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;1/19/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 2, p213
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents several research studies involving limb lengthening and deformity correction presented in a peer-reviewed journal or presented the in several orthopaedic meetings in the U.S. It cites the study on the hazards in treating congenital extremity deficiencies and on the safety and accuracy of oblique osteotomy in treating Blount disease. It also notes the study on external fixation in acute and residual musculoskeletal trauma care and Charcot arthropathy of the foot and ankle.
ACCESSION #
57567673

 

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