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={L. Yang and Y. Jing and D. Hong and Tu Chong-qi},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={130},
  pages={497-502}
}
  • L. Yang, Y. Jing, +1 author Tu Chong-qi
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
  • Background and objectivesTo investigate the effectiveness of valgus osteotomy combined with intramedullary nail in treatment of Shepherd’s crook deformity of fibrous dysplasia.MethodA 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… CONTINUE READING

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