Serrated (W/M) osteotomy: a new technique for simultaneous correction of angular and torsional deformity of the lower limb in children.

@article{Khermosh1995SerratedO,
  title={Serrated (W/M) osteotomy: a new technique for simultaneous correction of angular and torsional deformity of the lower limb in children.},
  author={Oved Khermosh and Shlomo Wientroub},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B},
  year={1995},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={
          204-8
        }
}
The serrated (W/M) osteotomy allows for simultaneous correction of angular and/or torsional deformities of the lower limb in the growing child. This osteotomy provides an attractive alternative to various types of upper tibial or distal femoral osteotomies. It eases the translations of the preoperative clinical and radiological evaluation to accurate angles during surgery. This type of osteotomy is stable, with large contact surfaces that provide excellent healing. Although no length is… CONTINUE READING