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

ISSN:1897-2276
e-ISSN: 2449-9145

Babalola Om

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Federal Medical centre, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi state, Nigeria

Publications

  • Original Article
    Outcome and challenges of management of limb length discrepancy using linear rail system
    Author(s): Salawu On*, Babalola Om, Mejabi Jo, Ahmed Ba, Ibraheem Gh and Fadimu Aa

    Background: Management of limb length discrepancy (LLD) is a rewarding procedure though time consuming and is associated with some challenges. The aim of this study was to determine the time it takes for complete treatment of LLD from the time of osteotomy, with respect to the length of the LLD, method used, types of bone involved, pathologies and site of osteotomy. Method: All consecutive patients with LLD more than 4 cm who consented during the study period were recruited into the study. Data obtained was analysed using SPSS version 19. Results: Twenty-three patients were recruited into the study, 18 males and 5 females. The mean age was 36.35 ± 7.87 years, ranged 25–50 years. The mean LLD corrected was 7.30 ± 1.19 cm (range 5 cm to 9 cm). There were 12 tibia (52.2%) and 11 femur (47.8%), infective pathologies were 15 (65.2%), while non infective .. Read More»

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