Correction of coronal plane deformities around the knee using a tension band plate in children younger than 10 years

@inproceedings{Kulkarni2015CorrectionOC,
  title={Correction of coronal plane deformities around the knee using a tension band plate in children younger than 10 years},
  author={Ruta Milind Kulkarni and Faizaan M Ilyas Rushnaiwala and Gs Kulkarni and Rajiv Negandhi and Milind Govind Kulkarni and Sunil Govind Kulkarni},
  booktitle={Indian journal of orthopaedics},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Guided growth through temporary hemiepiphysiodesis has gained acceptance as the preferred primary treatment in treating pediatric lower limb deformities as it is minimally invasive with a lesser morbidity than the traditional osteotomy. The tension band plate is the most recent development in implants used for temporary hemiepiphysiodesis. Our aim was to determine its safety and efficacy in correcting coronal plane deformities around the knee in children younger than 10 years… CONTINUE READING