Which is a better method for Perthes' disease: femoral varus or Salter osteotomy?

Abstract

UNLABELLED The optimum surgical treatment of patients with Perthes' disease has not been decided. We compared the clinical and radiographic results at skeletal maturity of the femoral varus osteotomy and the Salter innominate osteotomy for treatment of patients with Perthes' disease. Treatment in 46 patients was by femoral varus osteotomy and in 30 patients… (More)

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