A Modification to the McHale Procedure Reduces Operative Time and Blood Loss.

BACKGROUND Treatment of symptomatic spastic hip dislocations in adolescent patients with cerebral palsy includes a variety of described salvage type procedures. In 1990, McHale and colleagues described a technique involving a femoral head resection, valgus-producing proximal femoral osteotomy, and advancement of the lesser trochanter into the acetabulum. We… (More)