Charles Picault

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Thirty-five hips (31 children, operated between 1971 and 1982) were reviewed after skeletal maturity with a mean follow-up of 12 years. The 31 children had been treated initially by closed reduction of the hip using the Somerville-Petit method (mean age: 18 months), and subsequently by innominate osteotomy (mean age: 4 years) to correct a residual dysplasia(More)
4 300 Charnley total hip replacements have been performed since 1968 using either a lateral or a posterior approach. The operative and post operative complications are analysed. 10 p. 100 of the cases had venous complications. There were 125 early dislocations which were easily reduced, and 38 dislocations occurring 6 to 8 years after the operation which(More)
The cases of ununited fracture of the femoral neck, treated by a technique described by Brackett (1927) and modified by Merle d'Aubigné (1968) are reported. The femoral head was partly evacuated, care being taken to preserve its blood supply and then impacted onto the femoral neck. The results were found to be satisfactory.