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Hemi epiphysiodesis by growth guided plates in genu valgum- a case report

Authors:Mothilal J, Shravan DK.
Int J Biol Med Res. 2012; 3(4): 2638-2641  |  PDF File

Abstract

A 9 year old boy underwent a bilateral distal femoral hemi epiphysiodesis with growth guided plates for the correction of genu valgum deformity of both knees. The preoperative inter-malleolar distance in stance measured 15cms. By 11 months follow up there was complete correction of the deformity and the implants were removed. At five year follow up also patient maintained complete correction without recurrence