Stefan Huhnstock

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PURPOSE We assessed whether an intramedullary lengthening device would reduce the problems normally associated with the external fixation technique. We also wanted to determine whether it is a reliable construct for limb lengthening and deformity correction in the femur. PATIENTS AND METHODS We conducted a matched-pair comparison of 30 femoral(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Perthes' disease leads to radiographic changes in both the femoral head and the acetabulum. We investigated the inter-observer agreement and reliability of 4 radiographic measurements assessing the acetabular changes. PATIENTS AND METHODS We included 123 children with unilateral involvement, femoral head necrosis of more than 50%,(More)
PURPOSE We assessed the radiographic changes of the acetabulum during the course of Perthes' disease and investigated whether they were associated with femoral head sphericity 5 years after diagnosis. METHODS We studied 123 children with unilateral Perthes' disease, femoral head necrosis more than 50 % and age at diagnosis 6 years or older. Pelvic(More)
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