Congenital radioulnar synostosis. Surgical correction by derotational osteotomy.

@article{Castell1996CongenitalRS,
  title={Congenital radioulnar synostosis. Surgical correction by derotational osteotomy.},
  author={Jos{\'e} R. Castell{\'o} and Laura Garro and Marcela Campo},
  journal={Annales de chirurgie de la main et du membre superieur : organe officiel des societes de chirurgie de la main = Annals of hand and upper limb surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={11-7}
}
We have evaluated 4 cases of congenital proximal radioulnar synostosis corrected by proximal derotational osteotomy. Surgery was only indicated in cases with more than 60 degrees of pronation. Mean age at the time of surgery was 7 years and 4 months and mean postoperative follow-up time was 8 years. Forearm position after surgery ranged from 15 to 0 degrees… CONTINUE READING