Shakthivel RR Manoharan

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BACKGROUND Lateral closing wedge osteotomy is a commonly described procedure for correcting cosmetically unacceptable post-traumatic cubitus varus deformity in children. However, complications like residual deformity, lateral prominence, loss of fixation and ulnar nerve palsies commonly contribute to poor outcomes with such an osteotomy. PATIENTS AND(More)
Neglected or late presenting femoral neck stress fractures are often associated with varus deformity, with potential risks of nonunion and osteonecrosis. We proposed a surgical technique whereby a wedge osteotomy was performed at the basal part of the neck, on the tensile surface, keeping the inferomedial femoral neck as a hinge. The femoral shaft was(More)
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