How Much Varus is Optimal with Proximal Femoral Osteotomy to Preserve the Femoral Head in Legg-CalvÃ©-Perthes Disease?
- Genu Valgum in Legg-CalvÃ©-Perthes Disease Treated with Femoral Varus Osteotomy. Yann Glard; Marcos Katchburian; Michel Jacquemier; Jean-Marc Guillaume; Gérard Bollini // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Jun2009, Vol. 467 Issue 6, p1587
AbstractÂ Â Femoral varus osteotomy is one of the most common treatments for patients with symptomatic Legg-CalvÃ©-Perthes disease with more severe deformities. We hypothesized knee valgus alignment at maturity in patients with Legg-CalvÃ©-Perthes disease is an effect of the disease and...
- Effects of Non-Weight-Bearing on the Immature Femoral Head Following Ischemic Osteonecrosis. Kim, Harry K. W.; Aruwajoye, Olumide; Stetler, Jeffrey; Stall, Alec // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;12/19/2012, Vol. 94-A Issue 24, p2228
Local non-weight-bearing as a treatment for Legg-CalvÃ©-Perthes disease remains controversial since a clear scientific basis for this treatment is lacking. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of non-weight-bearing on decreasing the femoral head deformity following ischemic...
- Nontraumatic hip pain in active children. Gerberg, Lynda F.; Micheli, Lyle J. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Jan96, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p69
Looks at an opportunity to consider the many nontraumatic causes of hip pain by looking at a case report of an active eight year old child who was diagnosed with Legg-Calve-Perthes (LCP) disease. What possibilities include; What radiographs and bone scans are used for; General treatment; How...
- Prognosis and treatment in Perthes's disease. // British Medical Journal;11/22/1975, Vol. 4 Issue 5994, p422
Examines the prognosis and treatment in Perthes disease. Deformation of the femoral head leading to osteoarthritis in adult life; Management of the disease in childhood; Aspects of infarction.
- Durable complete remission after chemotherapy and rituximab in a case of WaldenstrÃ¶mâ€™s macroglobulinemia with pleuropulmonary involvement. Capalbo, Silvana; Dargenio, Michelina; Delia, Mario; Chiefa, Antonella; Diomede, Daniela; Napoli, Anna; Ricco, Rosalia; Liso, Vincenzo // Annals of Hematology;Sep2005, Vol. 84 Issue 9, p625
Presents a letter to the editor about remission after chemotherapy and rituximab in a case of WaldenstrÃ¶mâ€™s macroglobulinemia with pleuropulmonary involvement.
- Perthes' Disease after Poliomyelitis. Guillozet, Noel // Clinical Pediatrics;Jan1981, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p19
Aseptic necrosis of the capital femoral epiphysis occurred in a polio-wasted leg and was undiagnosed for over one year. The diagnosis was overlooked because of a pre-existent limp. Exacerbation of an existent limp or persistent knee or leg pain should always prompt a thorough search to exclude...
- ASCO ROUNDUP. // BioWorld Today;6/4/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 108, p6
The article reports on the results of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc.'s Phase II study of KRX-0401. Results indicated that KRX-0401 had an overall response rate of 33 percent in patients suffering from relapsed/refractory Waldestrom's macroglobulinemia.
- Evidence for Using Bisphosphonate to Treat Legg-CalvÃ©-Perthes Disease. Young, Megan; Little, David; Kim, Harry // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Sep2012, Vol. 470 Issue 9, p2462
Background: The rationale for using bisphosphonate (BP) therapy for Legg-CalvÃ©-Perthes disease (LCPD) is the potential to prevent substantial femoral head deformity during the fragmentation phase by inhibiting osteoclastic bone resorption. However, it is unclear whether BP therapy decreases...
- Lenalidomide. // Reactions Weekly;11/28/2009, Issue 1280, p31
The article describes the case of a 53-year-old woman who developed extrinsic allergic alveolitis with pleural effusions after receiving lenalidomide therapy for Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia. The woman experienced an isolated episode of haemoptysis, as well as leg oedema. Her chest...