Guiding femoral rotational growth in an animal model.

@article{Arami2013GuidingFR,
  title={Guiding femoral rotational growth in an animal model.},
  author={Amir Arami and Elhanan Bar-on and Amir Herman and Steven Velkes and Snir Heller},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2013},
  volume={95 22},
  pages={
          2022-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Guided growth is most commonly utilized about the knee and ankle for the correction of coronal-plane deformities by the use of plates positioned perpendicular to the physis. Sagittal-plane deformity correction has been described as well. The purpose of our study was to examine the ability to affect axial-rotational growth. Our hypothesis was that placement of plates in an oblique orientation relative to the physis can induce rotational growth deformity. METHODS Our hypothesis was… CONTINUE READING

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