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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 of the sequelae to some cases of synovitis of the hip joint in young children has been coxa magna (Ferguson and Howorth 1935, McMurray 1947, Neuhauser and Wittenborg 1963, Valderrama 1963, Jacobs 1971). With this fact in mind it was decided to set up an experimental model of synovitis of the hip joint of young immature rabbits and to investigate the(More)