Shelf Acetabuloplasty- Is it the Best choice for treating late onset Perthe’s disease?

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Publicado el 13/08/2013

By Dr. Lynn Staheli, MD. A description of the role of the shelf acetabuloplasty in treatment of late onset Perthes disease in children over 8 years of age. The procedure should be done before deformity develops. Cast immobilization may not be necessary, or could simply be a single hip walking type of cast. The procedure is simple, effective, and safe, and also — if it becomes necessary — facilitates a later arthroplasty in adult life.

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