Distal hamstring lengthening in ambulatory children with cerebral palsy: primary versus revision procedures.


To document the benefits and limitations of distal hamstring lengthening (HL), 61 children (105 limbs) with cerebral palsy treated by distal HL with complete preoperative and postoperative evaluations were reviewed. There was significant improvement in popliteal angle, fixed knee flexion contracture, knee angle at foot contact (FC), and mid-stance knee… (More)


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