Long term outcome of single event multilevel surgery in spastic diplegia with flexed knee gait.

@article{Sung2013LongTO,
  title={Long term outcome of single event multilevel surgery in spastic diplegia with flexed knee gait.},
  author={Ki Hyuk Sung and Chin Youb Chung and Kyoung Min Lee and Bekhzad Akhmedov and Seung Yeol Lee and In ho Choi and Tae-Joon Cho and Won Joon Yoo and Moon Seok Park},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={536-41}
}
Distal hamstring lengthening (DHL) is a commonly performed procedure in flexed knee gait. However, the necessity of this procedure has been challenged due to the concerns on adverse effects in long-term follow-up. This retrospective study was undertaken to investigate the long-term outcome of single event multilevel surgery (SEMLS), including bilateral DHL, in ambulatory patients with cerebral palsy using 3D gait analysis. Twenty-nine ambulatory patients with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy who… CONTINUE READING

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