Single-event multilevel surgery for crouching cerebral palsy children: Correlations with quality of life and functional mobility

@article{Amen2018SingleeventMS,
  title={Single-event multilevel surgery for crouching cerebral palsy children: Correlations with quality of life and functional mobility},
  author={J. Amen and M. El-Gebeily and Dalia M. E. El-Mikkawy and A. Yousry and T. El-Sobky},
  journal={Journal of Musculoskeletal Surgery and Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={2},
  pages={148 - 155}
}
Objectives: Crouch gait in cerebral palsy (CP) is characterized by excessive knee flexion throughout stance. Single-event multilevel orthopedic surgery is the standard of care to improve gait and function through correcting lever arm deformities in children with CP. A limited number of prospective studies on single-event multilevel orthopedic surgery for crouching CP children are available. We intended to evaluate the effectiveness of single-event multilevel surgery (SEMLS) regarding functional… Expand

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