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Guided growth for the treatment of limb length discrepancy: a comparative study of the three most commonly used surgical techniques.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23588389     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The purpose of this study was to compare the safety and effectiveness of three mechanical devices (percutaneous transphyseal screws, tension band plates, and staples) for the correction of limb length discrepancies in growing children and adolescents. Thirty-nine consecutive patients treated with epiphysiodesis for limb length discrepancy were retrospectively reviewed. No significant difference was recorded between the three devices in postoperative limb length discrepancy or the rate of correction between the plating and stapling groups and between plating and percutaneous transphyseal screws groups. Epiphysiodesis for length discrepancies can be performed effectively using staples, tension band plates, or percutaneous transphyseal screws.
Authors:
Marios G Lykissas; Viral V Jain; Vairavan Manickam; Senthil Nathan; Emily A Eismann; James J McCarthy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-4-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1473-5865     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Orthop B     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-4-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9300904     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Orthop B     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
aDivision of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, bUniversity of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
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