Percutaneous rotational osteotomy of the femur utilizing an intramedullary rod

@inproceedings{Stevens2016PercutaneousRO,
  title={Percutaneous rotational osteotomy of the femur utilizing an intramedullary rod},
  author={Peter Morris Stevens and Christian J. Gaffney and Heather Fillerup},
  booktitle={Strategies in trauma and limb reconstruction},
  year={2016}
}
The purpose is to describe the technique and report the results and complications of percutaneous femoral rotational osteotomy, secured with a trochanteric-entry, locked intramedullary rod, in adolescents with femoral anteversion. Our series comprised an IRB approved, retrospective, consecutive series of 85 osteotomies (57 patients), followed to implant removal. The average age at surgery was 13.3 years (range 8.8–18.3) with a female-to-male ratio of 2.8:1. The minimum follow-up was 2 years… CONTINUE READING
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