[Growth disorders of the acetabular roof after acetabuloplasty in congenital hip dysplasia].

@article{Weber1998GrowthDO,
  title={[Growth disorders of the acetabular roof after acetabuloplasty in congenital hip dysplasia].},
  author={Michael Weber and Dylan J Wirtz and Christoph J{\"a}schke and Fritz Uwe Niethard},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und ihre Grenzgebiete},
  year={1998},
  volume={136 6},
  pages={525-33}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this long-term study was to evaluate whether the Lance acetabuloplasty for congenital dysplasia of the hip causes a growth disturbance of the acetabular roof during or after puberty. METHOD 71 hips of 58 patients were followed clinically and radiologically over a maximum time of 16 years after the operative procedure of a Lance acetabuloplasty. The average age of the patients at the time of operation was 2.8 years (1-6 years). In order to assess the growth of the acetabulum… CONTINUE READING