Contracture of the hamstrings in spastic cerebral palsy. A study of three methods of operative correction.

@article{Reimers1974ContractureOT,
  title={Contracture of the hamstrings in spastic cerebral palsy. A study of three methods of operative correction.},
  author={Jacobus Reimers},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1974},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={102-9}
}
  • Jacobus Reimers
  • Published 1974 in
    The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British…
The aim of this prospective study of postural fiexion deformity of the knee in spastic cerebral palsy was to acquire some experience of proximal elongation of the hamstrings, and then to compare the results of three different methods of operative correction. It was hoped in this way to establish the indications for treatment and the choice of operation. The reason why spastic patients often stand and walk with fiexion deformity of the knee may be flexion deformity of the hip ; the former often… CONTINUE READING
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