Jan 1, 1975

Comparative evaluation of results of intertrochanteric femur osteotomy and conservative hip joint releaving treatment in Perthes-Legg-Calvé disease

Magyar traumatológia, orthopaedia és helyreállító sebészet
G Andor, K Lajos


In this paper the comparative evaluation of the results of the surgical and conservative treatment applied in patients with Perthes-Legg-Calvé disease is given. The results obtained with intertrochanteric femur osteotomy performed in 39 patients and those obtained in 66 patients with conservative treatment are reported. The results are evaluated from the point of view of the patients' age, the localization of the process and the stages of the disease. The surgical treatment brought about in 1/3 of the cases excellent-in 1/3 good - and in 1/3 unsatisfactory results. Int the group of patients who received conservative treatment 1/3 of the cases showed excellent - 1/5 of the cases good - and 3/5 of the cases unsatisfactory results. The advantage of the surgicat treatment is that the patients are not confined to bed for long time and they must nol use walking splint releasing the hip-joint.

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Establishment and Maintenance of Localization
Bone Resorption
Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease
Entire Hip Joint
Entire Femur
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Hip Fractures
Hypokinesia, Experimental

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