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Femoral Osteotomy eMedicine Orthopedics

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Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic85.htm

Description: Fragomen & Rozbruch 2006
Proximal femoral osteotomy is currently commonly used for adults in the treatment of hip fracture nonunions and malunions and in cases of congenital and acquired hip deformities.
Synonyms and related keywords: varus derotational osteotomy, VDO, coxa vara, shepherd's crook deformity, femur deformity, nonunion, malunion, osteotomy, Ilizarov, internal fixation, femoral anteversion, fibrous dysplasia, developmental dysplasia of the hip, DDH, osteonecrosis, hip, arthritis, femoral shortening, leg-length discrepancy, limb lengthening

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Author/Contact: Fragomen & Rozbruch
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Language: English

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Added: Wed Mar 19 2008