Rotational open wedge osteotomy in a patient aged older than 7 years with Perthes' disease – a preliminary report

Abstract

Rotational open wedge osteotomy was performed on 20 hips in 19 older patients with Perthes' disease with an extensive lesion. All subjects had little viable bone in the posterolateral epiphysis preoperatively. The repair process was observed radiographically until 1 year postoperatively. The patients' mean age at the time of operation was 7.8 years old. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00402-002-0408-5

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