Journal article

[Osteotomy of the distal femur. Surgical technique using the LCP Pediatric Condylar Plate 90°].

E Rutz, S Thomas, T Slongo, R Brunner

Oper Orthop Traumatol | Springer Science and Business Media LLC | Published : 2015

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Correction of all kind of deformities at the distal part of the femur (supracondylar). INDICATIONS: Flexion, extension osteotomies, and varus or valgus, and external or internal rotation osteotomies, and shortening osteotomies of the distal femur or combined surgical procedures (e.g., extension and de-rotation osteotomy). CONTRAINDICATIONS: Osteotomy through unknown bony process. SURGICAL TECHNIQUE: LCP system provides angular stable fixation. POSTOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT: Without concomitant surgical procedures of soft tissue (e.g., patellar tendon shortening), early functional rehabilitation is possible with immediate weight bearing (35 kg for small fragment plates and 70 kg for lar..

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