Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

An Official Journal of Polish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

e-ISSN: 2449-9145

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Abdelkhalek Hafez

Assiut University Hospital, Egypt


  • Original Article
    Rate of correction of angular deformities of the knee in skeletally immature patients by Eightplate temporary hemiepiphysiodesis
    Author(s): Mohamed Khaled*, Nariman Abol Oyoun, Mohamed Ragab and Abdelkhalek Hafez

    Introduction: Angular deformities of the pediatric knees result in pain, gait disturbance, early joint degeneration, and cosmetic problems. Most of them are physiological and resolve spontaneously before the age of eight years. Persistent angular deformities must be corrected. Different methods are used to correct these deformities; Osteotomy, stapling, percutaneous drill technique and transphyseal screw. These all were reported with several complications. 8-Plate temporary hemiepiphysiodesis is a new idea yielding good results with less complications. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the rate of correction of angular deformities by eight-Plate hemiepiphysiodesis. Methods: twenty-three patients (50 physes, 35 limbs) underwent treatment between January 2016 and June 2017 with average follow-up after plate implantation of 8.2 months (range, 3 - 18 month.. Read More»

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