Advanced containment methods for the treatment of Perthes disease: Salter plus varus osteotomy and triple pelvic osteotomy.

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The goal of intervention in Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease has been to prevent femoral head deformation by containing the head within the acetabulum, using it as a mold for guiding femoral head development. With appropriate proximal femoral morphology, premature arthritis can hopefully be avoided. Both nonsurgical and surgical methods of treatment have evolved… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e31822602b0

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@article{Wenger2011AdvancedCM, title={Advanced containment methods for the treatment of Perthes disease: Salter plus varus osteotomy and triple pelvic osteotomy.}, author={Dennis R. Wenger and Nirav K. Pandya}, journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics}, year={2011}, volume={31 2 Suppl}, pages={S198-205} }