Epiphyseal changes after proximal femoral osteotomy.

@article{Stasikelis2001EpiphysealCA,
  title={Epiphyseal changes after proximal femoral osteotomy.},
  author={Peter J. Stasikelis and Stephen Ridgeway and Linda I Pugh and Ben L Allen},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={
          25-9
        }
}
This study was conducted to evaluate the risk factors for epiphyseal changes suggestive of osteonecrosis after proximal femoral osteotomy for hip subluxation associated with cerebral palsy. Forty-eight children with 94 hips were reviewed. Two observers rated the radiographs using a written protocol on two occasions each so that reproducibility of these observations could be assured. Concomitant pelvic osteotomy proved to have the greatest association with risk of epiphyseal changes. These… CONTINUE READING

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