Joint-preserving surgery improves pain, range of motion, and abductor strength after Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease

Albers, Christoph Emanuel; Steppacher, Simon Damian; Ganz, Reinhold; Siebenrock, Klaus Arno; Tannast, Moritz (2012). Joint-preserving surgery improves pain, range of motion, and abductor strength after Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 470(9), pp. 2450-61. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s11999-012-2345-0

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Patients after Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) often develop pain, impaired ROM, abductor weakness, and progression of osteoarthritis (OA) in early adulthood. Based on intraoperative observations during surgical hip dislocation, we established an algorithm for more detailed characterization of the underlying pathomorphologies with a proposed joint-preserving surgical treatment.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Orthopaedic, Plastic and Hand Surgery (DOPH) > Clinic of Orthopaedic Surgery

UniBE Contributor:

Albers, Christoph; Steppacher, Simon Damian; Siebenrock, Klaus-Arno and Tannast, Moritz

ISSN:

0009-921X

Publisher:

Springer-Verlag

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:30

Last Modified:

26 Jun 2018 14:35

Publisher DOI:

10.1007/s11999-012-2345-0

PubMed ID:

22528379

Web of Science ID:

000307402300013

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.11557

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/11557 (FactScience: 217759)

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