Medial physeal stapling for primary and secondary genu valgum in late childhood and adolescence.

@article{Fraser1995MedialPS,
  title={Medial physeal stapling for primary and secondary genu valgum in late childhood and adolescence.},
  author={Roxanne Fraser and D Robert V Dickens and William G. Cole},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1995},
  volume={77 5},
  pages={733-5}
}
We report the results of medial physeal stapling in 16 knees with primary genu valgum and 27 with secondary genu valgum. In the primary group, stapling was undertaken at a mean chronological age of 12 years in girls and 13 years in boys. The medial femoral physis was stapled in ten knees and the medial femoral and tibial physes in six knees. At skeletal maturity, all patients had excellent or good leg alignment. Secondary genu valgum is due to skeletal dysplasia, haematological or endocrine… CONTINUE READING
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