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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Geretschläger, A; Lauen, J; Zichner, L 
Title:
Measurement of varus angulation after femoral varus osteotomy in Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease. 
Abstract:
Femoral varus osteotomy is an established therapy for Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease. The amount of surgical varus angulation is usually measured as the difference between the preoperative and the postoperative projected femur neck-shaft angle. We developed a more accurate measurement technique that considers changes of leg position and assessed the surgical varus angulation on two postoperative radiographs of each of 65 uniplanar femoral varus osteotomies. The mean difference between both surgical...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Pediatr Orthop B 
Year:
2005 
Journal volume:
14 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
262-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1060-152X 
TUM Institution:
dische Klinik und Poliklinik