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A group of children with Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) who underwent femoral osteotomy were analyzed to define further those most likely to respond favorably to this procedure. Treatment was directed to removal of the protruded, flattened, and damaged osteochondral head segment--as delineated by arthrography--from the damaging influence of the lateral(More)
Bilateral arthrography of the hip was performed in thirty-seven patients with unilateral Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease. Measurements made on the plain roentgenograms and on the arthrograms of the diameter of the femoral head, the width of the medial joint space, and the thickness of the acetabular cartilage were compared. The acetabulum-head quotients also(More)
One hundred and forty-two arthroscopies under local anesthesia, using "high pressure" irrigation-suction technique were carried out in 137 patients. With this technique the duration of the examination was shortened, the endoscopic field of vision was enlarged (posterior horn of the menisci could be visualized in most patients), the manipulation of the scope(More)