Labral support shelf arthroplasty for containment in early stages of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease.

@article{Bowen2011LabralSS,
  title={Labral support shelf arthroplasty for containment in early stages of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease.},
  author={James Richard Bowen and James T. Guille and Changhoon Jeong and Patarawan Worananarat and Chang-Wug Oh and Arturo Ramirez Rodriquez and Jr. Laurens Holmes and Kenneth J Rogers},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 2 Suppl},
  pages={
          S206-11
        }
}
BACKGROUND Containment of the hip has become a popular strategy for treatment of severe Legg-Calve-Perthes disease; however, the best method remains unclear. This study describes a minimal-incision variation of the labral support shelf arthroplasty, which uses arthroscopic visualization and an allograft buttress on the shelf support. The outcome in a group of hips undergoing this minimal-incision variation is compared by the Stulberg classification with a group treated by the traditional… CONTINUE READING
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