Valgus osteotomy combined with intramedullary nail for Shepherd’s crook deformity in fibrous dysplasia: 14 femurs with a minimum of 4 years follow-up

@article{Yang2009ValgusOC,
  title={Valgus osteotomy combined with intramedullary nail for Shepherd’s crook deformity in fibrous dysplasia: 14 femurs with a minimum of 4 years follow-up},
  author={Liu Yang and Yang Jing and Duan Hong and Tu Chong-Qi},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={130},
  pages={497-502}
}
To investigate the effectiveness of valgus osteotomy combined with intramedullary nail in treatment of Shepherd’s crook deformity of fibrous dysplasia. A retrospective study was performed in 13 patients (14 femora) of fibrous dysplasia who were treated in our hospital between August 2000 and February 2005. All patients had Shepherd’s crook deformity. Six patients had monostotic disease, and seven had polyostotic disease. There were seven males and six females. The four-step procedure was… CONTINUE READING
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