Articulated Hip Distraction A Treatment Option for Femoral Head Avascular Necrosis in Adolescence


Gomez J. A. , Matsumoto H., Roye D. P. , Vitale M. G. , Hyman J. E. , van Bosse H. J. P. , et al.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, cilt.29, ss.163-169, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 29 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/bpo.0b013e31819903b9
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.163-169

Özet

Purpose: To describe the clinical outcomes of adolescent patients treated with articulated hip distraction (AHD) for avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head. Outcomes were examined in order to better understand the usefulness of and indications for performing hip arthrodiastasis in this patient population.