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Wenger Dennis R - - 2010
Although surgical containment has become a mainstay for the treatment of Legg-Calvé-Perthes (LCP) disease; traditional operations (varus osteotomy of femur, Salter osteotomy) have certain limitations, sometimes resulting in a prolonged limp or inadequate containment. This paper presents the surgical method and results of triple pelvic osteotomy for containment treatment of ...
Niemeyer Philipp - - 2010
Our purpose was to evaluate the 3-year clinical results of patients with medial-compartment osteoarthritis of the knee and varus malalignment who underwent open-wedge high tibial osteotomy (HTO) with an internal plate fixator (TomoFix; Synthes, Solothurn, Switzerland). Clinical results are correlated with arthroscopic and radiographic findings at the time of surgery. ...
Masquijo Julio Javier - - 2010
Bunionette deformity is a painful osseous prominence on the lateral aspect of the head of the fifth metatarsal. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the results of a fifth metatarsal sliding osteotomy for the treatment of this deformity in patients under 18 years of age. We retrospectively evaluated ...
Gaston R Glenn - - 2010
The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of medial and lateral (crossed pin) and lateral-entry pin techniques for Gartland Type 3 supracondylar humerus fractures in children. Six pediatric orthopaedists were divided into the 2 treatment groups (medial and lateral pins or lateral only pins) based on pre-study ...
Dennis Ng Zhaowen - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcome of a modified technique of Mitchell's osteotomy for treatment of moderate to severe hallux valgus deformity with the aims of reducing first metatarsal shortening and osteonecrosis. Between February 2001 and December 2007, a total of 69 patients (90 feet) underwent ...
Kumakura S - - 2011
Summary  The aim of this study was to clarify the relationship between the buccal mucosa ridging (BMR), which has been mentioned to be a clinical sign of clenching, and the viscoelastic behaviour of oral mucosa. Twenty-three people with BMR and 21 people without BMR participated as volunteers in this study. ...
Smith T O - - 2011
High tibial osteotomy (HTO) has been advocated for the treatment of isolated medial compartment osteoarthritis of the knee. Debate remains over the superiority of performing a medial opening-wedge or lateral closing-wedge HTO. The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical and radiological outcomes, and complications of patients following ...
Murawski Christopher D - - 2011
The traditional scarf osteotomy has been associated with complication rates between 1.1% and 45%. We have modified the traditional technique with a rotational osteotomy to reduce these complications. We determined whether a modified rotational scarf osteotomy improves functional outcome scores, allows correction of a wide degree of an intermetatarsal (IM) ...
Kose Ozkan - - 2011
Biomechanical imbalance between the hallux and the second toe and external compression of the lateral nail fold are proposed as the main reasons for ingrown toenail. Therefore, any anatomical predisposition facilitating this compression may play a role in the occurrence of ingrown toenail. The purpose of this study is to ...
Rutz Erich - - 2010
Hip dislocation or subluxation together with poor nutrition, reduced weight bearing, and osteoporosis is a frequent condition in severe cerebral palsy (CP). Severe osteoporosis may cause difficulties in fixing a proximal femoral osteotomy with a conventional blade plate. The Pediatric locking compression plate (LCP) Hip Plate system offers better grip ...
Iorio Raffaele - - 2010
Open-wedge high tibial osteotomy (HTO) is an established technique for the treatment of symptomatic varus malaligned knees. In this study, we prospectively followed up 13 patients (14 knees) who underwent navigation system-supported HTO for varus knee deformity. Preoperatively all patients underwent a physical examination, and anteroposterior and laterolateral lower limb ...
Ikemoto Tetsuya - - 2010
Porcine islets are the most suitable for xeno-islet transplantation. However, it is necessary to establish an effective preservation method against its fragility. Recently, we developed a new cooling and preservation (Keep and Fresh [KFC]; FUJIYA Co, Tokushima, Japan) system, which can maintain viability of hepatocyte. In this study, we examined ...
Thompson N - - 2010
This study compares the initial outcomes of minimally invasive techniques for single-event multi-level surgery with conventional single-event multi-level surgery. The minimally invasive techniques included derotation osteotomies using closed corticotomy and fixation with titanium elastic nails and percutaneous lengthening of muscles where possible. A prospective cohort study of two matched groups ...
Fouilleron N - - 2010
Torsional abnormalities of the leg may cause instability and pain in the patellofemoral joint. Although derotation osteotomies seem logical to address these conditions, there are very few surgical results reported in the literature. Isolated tibial derotation osteotomies relieve patellofemoral pain and instability even in the event of combined femoral and ...
Tuovinen V - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the stability of rigid internal fixation in orthognathic surgery with either bioabsorbable or titanium osteosynthesis. Orthognathic surgery was performed on 101 patients. Bilateral sagittal ramus osteotomy was performed on 55 patients using bioabsorbable osteosynthesis in 26 and titanium osteosynthesis in 29 patients. ...
Gouin F - - 2010
Valgus tibial osteotomy (VTO) is a well-known procedure for the treatment of medial compartment femoro-tibial osteoarthritis. Good and very good results have been reported with calcium phosphate wedges, which avoid the inconveniences of autologous grafts use. The hypothesis of this study is that with equivalent results in the treatment of ...
Lipira Angelo B - - 2010
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Orthotic helmets and active repositioning are the most common treatments for deformational plagiocephaly (DP). Existing evidence is not sufficient to objectively inform decisions between these options. A three-dimensional (3D), whole-head asymmetry analysis was used to rigorously compare outcomes of these 2 treatment methods. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Whole-head ...
Schallberger Alex - - 2011
High tibial osteotomy is a well-established method for the treatment of medial unicompartmental osteoarthritis of the knee. We analysed retrospectively the long-term outcome of open and closing wedge valgisation high tibial osteotomies. Out of 71 patients, 54 (76%) were available for the study. Survival rates and the influence of the ...
Sankar Wudbhav N - - 2010
The incidence of avascular necrosis (AVN) after unstable slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) varies widely in the literature (10% to 60%), and few studies have examined why certain unstable slips develop osteonecrosis whereas others do not. Our purpose was to determine risk factors for developing AVN after unstable SCFE. We ...
Brunner A - - 2010
The beta-angle is a radiological tool for measuring the distance between the pathological head-neck junction and the acetabular rim with the hip in 90 degrees of flexion in patients with femoroacetabular impingement. Initially it was measured using an open-chamber MRI. We have developed a technique to measure this angle on ...
Kolb Werner - - 2010
BACKGROUND: High tibial osteotomy has been recognized as a beneficial treatment for osteoarthritis of the medial compartment of the knee. The purpose of this prospective study was to assess the short-term results of opening-wedge high tibial osteotomies with locked plate fixation. METHODS: From September 2002 to November 2005, fifty-one consecutive ...
Leeuwesteijn A E E P M - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this paper was to retrospectively evaluate the short-term to mid-term results of combined first ray proximal dorsiflexion osteotomy and soft tissue surgery in treatment of pes cavovarus with a fixed plantar flexed first ray and a passively correctable tarsus due to Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. PATIENTS AND METHODS: ...
Burghardt Rolf D - - 2010
Angular deformities can be treated with corrective osteotomies and application of internal or external fixation. In children, this major intervention can be avoided with temporary hemiepiphysiodesis (i.e., guided growth). Recently, a new device called the eight-Plate Guided Growth System, consisting of a two-hole plate and two screws, was presented as ...
Opsomer Gaetan G Foort and Ankle Institute, Cliniquedu Parc Léopold, Brussels, Belgium. - - 2010
Hallux valgus is a functional deformity of the first ray. When incorrectly aligned, the first ray is less effective as a support structure, and the stresses then theoretically transfer to the second metatarsal which could lead to increased cortical density. The aim of this study was to evaluate if surgical ...
Bouaicha Samy S Department if Orthopedics, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. - - 2010
Controversy exists about the role of metatarsus primus elevatus (MPE) in the presence of hallux rigidus. Previous studies could neither confirm nor reject a causative relationship. Measurement of the true elevation of the first metatarsal according to current techniques lack either precision or accuracy or both. The purpose of this ...
Kajbafzadeh Abdol-Mohammad - - 2010
OBJECTIVES: To compare intrapelvic osseous dimensions in classic bladder exstrophy patients who underwent pelvic osteotomy and pubic symphysis internal fixation, using metal plates without osteotomy by defining intrapelvic angles and distances using three-dimensional computed tomography scan (3D-CT). METHODS: Fourteen exstrophy patients who were operated with osteotomy (OST) and 19 patients ...
Adam Stephanie P - - 2011
Many procedures have been developed to correct hallux valgus deformity using distal soft tissue realignment, metatarsal osteotomy, and periodically, a proximal phalanx osteotomy (Akin). The ideal metatarsal osteotomy allows for varying degrees of correction with reliable improvement in deformity and patient satisfaction. We evaluated the results after scarf osteotomy with ...
Bartoníček Jan - - 2011
The aim of the study was assessment of the medium-term outcome of operative treatment of avascular necrosis of the femoral head (ANFH) after slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE). Five patients were treated with valgus-flexion intertrochanteric osteotomy (VFITO) for partial ANFH that developed after operative treatment. Their average age at the ...
Enan Ahmed - - 2010
A prospective study was performed on 24 patients to evaluate the early results of our experience with minimally invasive distal metatarsal osteotomy to treat mild-to-moderate hallux valgus deformities in adults. After failure of conservative treatment and persistence of footwear-related pain, a percutaneous distal first metatarsal osteotomy was performed, stabilized by ...
Moon Myung-Sang - - 2010
To compare treatment outcomes after closing wedge osteotomy and plate fixation for cubitus varus deformity undertaken with or without medialisation of the distal fragment. Records of 21 men and 16 women aged 20 to 34 years who underwent closing wedge osteotomy and plate fixation for cubitus varus deformity with (n=21) ...
van Doeselaar Dimitri J DJ Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, The - - 2010
We measured with a validated score the operative outcome in patients without concomitant foot surgery who underwent fusion of the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint for hallux rigidus (HR) and hallux valgus (HV). We also examined whether there is a correlation between foot function and hallux position to try to formulate ...
Bai Long Bin LB Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chonnam National University Medical School and Hospital, Gwangju, Republic of - - 2010
Distal chevron osteotomy has been widely employed to treat mild to moderate hallux valgus deformity. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the outcomes of distal chevron osteotomy with a distal soft tissue procedure for the correction of moderate to severe hallux valgus. We reviewed 76 patients (86 ...
Maher Anthony J AJ - - 2010
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the increased correction possible with a mid shaft rotational osteotomy with the stability and ease of fixation associated with a scarf osteotomy. Between September 1999 and September 2006, 63 patients underwent operative repair of 77 Tailor's bunion deformities. Twenty eight patients (36 ...
Saragaglia Dominique - - 2011
The objective of this work was firstly to evaluate the long-term results of medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy (HTO) and secondly to evaluate the tolerance and integration of a Biosorb® wedge (β Tricalcium Phosphate, SBM Company, Lourdes, France). The series consisted of 124 knees in 110 patients, 74 men ...
Loza Michel Eshak - - 2010
Adduction of the forefoot is the most common residual deformity in idiopathic clubfoot. The 'bean-shaped foot', which is a term used to describe a clinical deformity of forefoot adduction and midfoot supination, is not uncommonly seen in resistant clubfoot. Fifteen children (20 feet) with residual forefoot adduction in idiopathic clubfeet ...
Sung Wenjay - - 2010
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the radiographic outcomes of primary metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis for hallux abductovalgus deformities. Between January 2004 and March 2009, 56 consecutive patients (58 feet) underwent primary arthrodesis of the metatarsophalangeal joint (MTPJ) for severe hallux abductovalgus deformity and or hallux rigidus. Results were ...
Takagi Takehiko - - 2010
BACKGROUND: A variety of osteotomies has been proposed to correct posttraumatic cubitus varus deformity as well as any associated hyperextension and/or rotational deformities. However, lateral closing-wedge osteotomy and step-cut osteotomy, both of which have been used extensively with satisfactory outcomes, correct only in the coronal plane. To date, no direct ...
Valenzuela Luis - - 2011
Isolated degenerative patellofemoral chondropathy is a prevalent disease. There is still controversy regarding its ideal type of management. A retrospective study was performed to assess the outcomes of 28 patients with a minimum of 10-year follow-up, in whom the Bandi tibial tubercle osteotomy was performed. The Bentley score was applied ...
DeMeo Patrick J - - 2010
High tibial osteotomy is a valuable option for patients with varus gonarthrosis. To avoid difficulties with closing-wedge osteotomies, medial opening-wedge high tibial osteotomies have been advocated. Opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy is a good option in highly active patients with varus gonarthrosis who would like to delay or prevent progression to ...
Conroy Eimear - - 2010
Femoral head incongruency at skeletal maturity is associated with the development of osteoarthritis in early adulthood. Containment of the femoral head provides a larger surface area for remodelling of the collapsed femoral head and the development of spherical congruency. Triple pelvic osteotomy has a role to play in Legg-Calve-Perthes' disease ...
Qin Yi - - 2010
The normal shape of the medial canthus is a very important aesthetic and functional determinant of the eyes. Disruption of the medial canthal ligament (through trauma or cancer resection, for example) can lead to medial telecanthal deformities, including shortened palpebra, obtuse-angled medial canthi with infraplacement, increased intercanthal distance, and an ...
García-Mira Berta - - 2010
Accessing the tooth roots in periapical surgery (PS) requires the elimination of periapical bone. To compare the postoperative morbidity and prognosis following PS on mandibular molars by ostectomy, or by osteotomy with repositioning of the vestibular cortical. A retrospective clinical study of mandibular molars subjected to PS with ultrasound. Two ...
Kim Jae Su - - 2011
Long-term persistence of entomopathogenic fungi as biopesticides is a major requirement for successful industrialization. Corn oil carrier was superior in maintaining germination rates of Isaria fumosorosea SFP-198 conidia during exposure to 50°C for 2 h, when compared with other oils, such as soybean oil, cottonseed oil, paraffin oil, and methyl ...
Amer Abdel Rahman Abdel Latif - - 2010
Late-onset tibia vara or Blount's disease is the most common cause of pathologic genu varum in children and adolescents. Treatment remains controversial. Many studies in the past have shown that an osteotomy with acute correction is the most appropriate treatment. More recently however, there has been a growing interest, especially ...
Murray Odhran - - 2010
Bilateral simultaneous hallux valgus correction is traditionally performed as an inpatient procedure due to concerns regarding adequate postoperative analgesia and difficulty mobilizing. We prospectively evaluated 40 consecutive patients (80 feet) who underwent outpatient surgical correction of bilateral symptomatic hallux valgus. Patients underwent preoperative radiological and clinical assessment using pain and ...
Hay G C - - 2010
The lateral subvastus approach combined with an osteotomy of the tibial tubercle is a recognised, but rarely used approach for total knee replacement (TKR). A total of 32 patients undergoing primary TKR was randomised into two groups, in one of which the lateral subvastus approach combined with a tibial tubercle ...
Madadi Firooz F Akhtar Orthopaedic Hospital, Shahid Beheshti Medical University, Tehran, - - 2010
High tibial osteotomy is a method of treating knee osteoarthritis due to genu varum in advanced stages. High tibial osteotomy-associated problems continue to be reported. The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical results of a new, innovative method of high tibial osteotomy with 3- to 13-year follow-up. ...
Bock Peter - - 2010
The Scarf osteotomy was described as a technique to correct a metatarsus primus varus in primary hallux valgus surgery, but it is unclear whether the technique could correct recurrent hallux valgus when an initial procedure failed to provide any or an adequate lateral displacement of the metatarsal head. We asked ...
Bauer T - - 2010
The present study assessed 2-year clinical and radiological results of percutaneous correction of hallux valgus by Reverdin-Isham osteotomy and sought to clarify indications for the technique. A continuous prospective single-center series of 104 cases of medium-to-moderate hallux valgus was managed by the same percutaneous technique, with a median 2 years' ...
Koskinen Esa - - 2011
The objectives of the present study were to find out the results and the factors affecting survival after primary knee arthroplasty with a cruciate-retaining prosthesis in severe valgus deformity. Forty-eight patients (52 knees) participated in the current follow-up study. All patients were followed at least 5years or to first revision. ...
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