Radiographic results of proximal femoral varus osteotomy in Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease.

  title={Radiographic results of proximal femoral varus osteotomy in Legg-Calv{\'e}-Perthes disease.},
  author={J K Friedlander and Dennis S. Weiner},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  volume={20 5},
A retrospective review of 116 Legg-Calvé-Perthes patients with varus osteotomy for Herring group B and C disease involvement was conducted. Preoperative assessment consisting of anteroposterior pelvis and frog leg lateral radiographs and an arthrogram was performed on all patients. Radiographic extent of disease was classified using Herring's lateral pillar classification system. Radiographic outcome was assessed utilizing Stulberg's classification to grade residual deformity. Follow-up… CONTINUE READING


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