Osteogenesis Imperfecta Surgical Management of the Femur and Knee

@inproceedings{Esposito2020OsteogenesisIS,
  title={Osteogenesis Imperfecta Surgical Management of the Femur and Knee},
  author={Paul William Esposito and Maegen Wallace},
  year={2020}
}
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) has a wide range of presentations and oftentimes presents with recurrent femur fractures and/or significant femoral bowing. The concern with femoral bowing is that as children begin to pull to stand, weight bear, cruise, and walk, they are at an increased risk of femur fractures as there are significant tension stresses across the bowed area. Femur fractures, no matter the age or underlying diagnosis, are extremely painful, and in our opinion, avoiding these… 

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