Femoral derotation osteotomy in cerebral palsy: precise determination by tables.

@article{obelji2006FemoralDO,
  title={Femoral derotation osteotomy in cerebral palsy: precise determination by tables.},
  author={Goran {\vC}obelji{\'c} and Ivan Djori{\'c} and Zoran Bajin and Borislav Despot},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2006},
  volume={452},
  pages={216-24}
}
Femoral derotation osteotomy is used to treat increased femoral neck anteversion and to correct medial hip rotation deformity in patients with cerebral palsy. We investigated if there were significant differences between planned and achieved corrections of increased femoral neck anteversion and whether our method influenced walking ability and number of complaints. We retrospectively evaluated 17 ambulatory patients (21 femurs) with cerebral palsy and medial rotation deformity of the hip. The… CONTINUE READING