Volume 9, 2023
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Pelvis & Acetabulum|
|Published online||28 February 2023|
Percutaneous femoral de-rotational varus osteotomy for the treatment of acetabular dysplasia: surgical technique
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P.O. Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
2 Medical Student, Jordan University of Science and Technology, P.O. Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
3 Orthopaedic and Traumatology Unit, Menaggio Hospital, 22017 Menaggio, Como, Italy
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Accepted: 12 February 2023
Pediatric acetabular dysplasia is common in orthopedic practice. Femoral de-rotational varus osteotomy (FDVO) is one of the surgical options suggested for treatment. In this article, we describe a simplified surgical technique of performing FDVO percutaneously using a pediatric Limb Reconstruction System external fixator, and we discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the technique.
Key words: Developmental dysplasia of the hip / Femoral de-rotational varus osteotomy / External fixator / Percutaneous osteotomy / Minimal invasive
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2023
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