Perthes Disease, An Issue of Orthopedic Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455710461, 9781455712182

Perthes Disease, An Issue of Orthopedic Clinics, Volume 42-3

1st Edition

Authors: Charles Price Benjamin Joesph
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455710461
eBook ISBN: 9781455712182
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 28th July 2011
Page Count: 184

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The Disease
Etiology, Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Classifications, and Natural Evolution of Perthes’ Disease, Imaging for Perthes’ Disease, Prognostic Factors and Outcome Measures
Section II – Treatment Early in the Course of the Disease (Onset to the Early Fragmentation Stage)
Principles of Containment Treatment Aimed at Preventing Femoral Head Deformation in Perthes’ Disease Containment
Section III – Treatment Late in the Course of the Disease (Late Fragmentation Stage to Early Reconstitution Stage
Principles of Treatment in the Late Stages of Perthes’ Disease
Valgus Osteotomy for Hinge Abduction
Shelf and/or Reduction and Containment Surgery, Articulated Distraction
Section IV- Treatment After Complete Healing of Perthes’ Disease
Principles of Treatment of the Sequelae of Perthes’ Disease, Treatment of Coxa Brevis, Re-Shaping the Deformed Femoral Head,  Treatment of Femoro-Acetabular Impingement, Resurfacing and THRA
Section V- Newer Treatment Options Bisphosphonates, Core Decompression


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About the Authors

Charles Price Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Director Pediatric Orthopaedic Education Associate Director Orthopaedic Residency Program Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Central Florida College of Medicine Orlando, FL

Benjamin Joesph Author

Professor of Orthopaedics,

Kasturba Medical College,

MANIPAL, Karnataka State, INDIA

Head of Paediatric Orthopaedic Service