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Research & Reviews  41 results

Guided Growth Procedures: Broken Tension Band Implants in Patients With Blount Disease.
https://doi.org/10.1097/BPO.0000000000002103
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics; Chapman P, Dueber DM et. al.

Feb 25th, 2022 - Tension band plate and screw implants (TBI) are frequently used for temporary hemiepiphyseodeses to manage angular deformity in growing children. The reported implant breakage rate, when TBI is used for deformities in patients with Blount disease,...

Comparative Evaluation of the Radiographic Parameters for Screening Early Blount Disease.
https://doi.org/10.1097/BPO.0000000000002074
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics; Wongcharoenwatana J, Chotivichit A et. al.

Feb 8th, 2022 - Radiographic findings in young children with physiological bowing sometimes difficult to distinguish from early Blount disease. However, early diagnosis of the disease is critical because of the poor treatment outcomes for Blount disease. In this ...

Osteochondroses
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1254668-overview

Oct 6th, 2021 - Practice Essentials Osteochondrosis is a self-limiting developmental derangement of normal bone growth, primarily involving the centers of ossification in the epiphysis. [1, 2] It usually begins in childhood as a degenerative or necrotic condition...

Recurrence in infantile tibia vara (Blount disease) after high tibia and fibula osteotomy.
https://doi.org/10.1097/BPB.0000000000000901
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics. Part B; Van Greunen E, Firth GB

Jul 22nd, 2021 - Infantile Tibia Vara (ITV or Blount disease) often recurs after surgical correction of the deformity. Vastly different recurrence rates have been reported in the literature. The main objective of this study was to identify any risk factors for the...

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 11th, 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...

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News  4 results

A 7-Year-Old Boy With Left Hip and Knee Pain
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/868041

Aug 31st, 2016 - Editor's Note: The Case Challenge series includes difficult-to-diagnose conditions, some of which are not frequently encountered by most clinicians but are nonetheless important to accurately recognize. Test your diagnostic and treatment skills us...

A 7-Year-Old Boy With Left Hip and Knee Pain
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/868041

Aug 31st, 2016 - Editor's Note: The Case Challenge series includes difficult-to-diagnose conditions, some of which are not frequently encountered by most clinicians but are nonetheless important to accurately recognize. Test your diagnostic and treatment skills us...

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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