Ergebnisse der operativen Korrektur der Coxa valga im Kindesalter

  title={Ergebnisse der operativen Korrektur der Coxa valga im Kindesalter},
  author={David Stock and E. Diezemann and Heinz Birnesser},
  journal={Archiv f{\"u}r orthop{\"a}dische und Unfall-Chirurgie, mit besonderer Ber{\"u}cksichtigung der Frakturenlehre und der orthop{\"a}disch-chirurgischen Technik},
After surgical correction of valgus deformity in childhood by varusrotations-osteotomy an increased incidence of recurrence of valgus is reported. The present analysis was performed to defind the indication for varusrotations-osteotomy. 152 cases with operated hip joints were reviewed with regard to the clinical and radiological development. We found out that “postoperative insufficiency of the gluteal muscles = pathological revalgisation” does not induce revalgisation as postulated by other… CONTINUE READING