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ALLMedicine™ Blount Disease Center

Research & Reviews  101 results

The Medial Elevation Osteotomy for Late-presenting and Recurrent Infantile Blount Disease.
https://doi.org/10.1097/BPO.0000000000001722
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics; Maré PH, Thompson DM et. al.

Dec 10th, 2020 - Late-presenting or recurrent infantile Blount disease (IBD) is characterized by knee instability because of medial tibial plateau depression, multiplanar proximal tibial deformity, and potential distal femoral deformity. The surgical treatment str...

Predictive Factors for Recurrence in Infantile Blount Disease Treated With Tibial Osteo...
https://doi.org/10.1097/BPO.0000000000001666
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics; Maré PH, Thompson DM et. al.

Oct 19th, 2020 - This study aimed to determine the recurrence rate in infantile Blount disease (IBD) in a cohort of patients treated with a tibial osteotomy; and also to identify which factors were associated with recurrence. We reviewed the records of 20 patients...

Infantile Tibia Vara (Blount Disease) with Iatrogenic Changes Causing Residual Tibial D...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33044153
Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances; Oleas-Santillán G, Kazmi FK et. al.

Oct 12th, 2020 - Treatment of infantile tibia vara or Blount disease (ITV/BD) in patients < 3 years old and Langenskiold stages I-III consists of orthosis and, in relapsing cases, proximal tibial osteotomy and/or proximal tibial guided growth laterally with a tens...

Blount Disease (Tibia Vara) Imaging 
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/406458-overview

Jun 24th, 2020 - Practice Essentials Blount disease (also known as infantile tibia vara) is characterized by bowing (unilateral or bilateral) and length discrepancy in the lower limbs (see the image below). Blount disease has 2 primary types: infantile (early onse...

Blount Disease and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An Under-recognized Association?
https://doi.org/10.1097/BPO.0000000000001591
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics; Jardaly A, McGwin G et. al.

May 20th, 2020 - Obesity is strongly associated with both Blount disease and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Obesity increases risks for anesthetic and postoperative complications, and OSA can further exacerbate these risks. Since children with Blount disease might...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  101 results

The Medial Elevation Osteotomy for Late-presenting and Recurrent Infantile Blount Disease.
https://doi.org/10.1097/BPO.0000000000001722
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics; Maré PH, Thompson DM et. al.

Dec 10th, 2020 - Late-presenting or recurrent infantile Blount disease (IBD) is characterized by knee instability because of medial tibial plateau depression, multiplanar proximal tibial deformity, and potential distal femoral deformity. The surgical treatment str...

Predictive Factors for Recurrence in Infantile Blount Disease Treated With Tibial Osteo...
https://doi.org/10.1097/BPO.0000000000001666
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics; Maré PH, Thompson DM et. al.

Oct 19th, 2020 - This study aimed to determine the recurrence rate in infantile Blount disease (IBD) in a cohort of patients treated with a tibial osteotomy; and also to identify which factors were associated with recurrence. We reviewed the records of 20 patients...

Infantile Tibia Vara (Blount Disease) with Iatrogenic Changes Causing Residual Tibial D...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33044153
Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances; Oleas-Santillán G, Kazmi FK et. al.

Oct 12th, 2020 - Treatment of infantile tibia vara or Blount disease (ITV/BD) in patients < 3 years old and Langenskiold stages I-III consists of orthosis and, in relapsing cases, proximal tibial osteotomy and/or proximal tibial guided growth laterally with a tens...

Blount Disease (Tibia Vara) Imaging 
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/406458-overview

Jun 24th, 2020 - Practice Essentials Blount disease (also known as infantile tibia vara) is characterized by bowing (unilateral or bilateral) and length discrepancy in the lower limbs (see the image below). Blount disease has 2 primary types: infantile (early onse...

Blount Disease and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An Under-recognized Association?
https://doi.org/10.1097/BPO.0000000000001591
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics; Jardaly A, McGwin G et. al.

May 20th, 2020 - Obesity is strongly associated with both Blount disease and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Obesity increases risks for anesthetic and postoperative complications, and OSA can further exacerbate these risks. Since children with Blount disease might...

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News  2 results

Complete Closing Wedge Osteotomy for Correction of Blount Disease (Tibia Vara): A Technique
https://www.mdedge.com/surgery/article/105340/pediatrics/complete-closing-wedge-osteotomy-correction-blount-disease-tibia/page/0/2?channel=264

Dec 21st, 2015 - The reported technique, using an oblique metaphyseal closing wedge osteotomy with internal fixation in obese patients, is practical, safe, and reliable. This technique is a useful alternative to an external fixator.

Knee Replacement Proves Effective for Degeneration Caused by Blount Disease
https://www.mdedge.com/surgery/article/102434/knee/knee-replacement-proves-effective-degeneration-caused-blount-disease?channel=264

Sep 3rd, 2015 - Total knee replacements can effectively treat degeneration caused by Blount disease, according to a study published online ahead of print July 11 in the Journal of Arthroplasty. Middle-aged patients with Blount disease who underwent joint replacem.

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