Selected lower-limb anomalies: surgical and prosthetics management: a symposium held in Washington, D.C. May 8-9, 1969
National Academy of Sciences, 1971 - Medical - 72 pages
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THE BROWN OPERATION FOR TOTAL HEMIMELIA TIBIA
absent fibula AITKEN ampu ankle disarticulation articulates below-knee prostheses beneath the distal bilateral paraxial fibular bilateral PFFD bilateral Syme's-type bone classification congenital correction Coventry and Johnson discrepancy at age distal end distal tibial epiphysis early amputation end-bearing amputation essentially normal femur exostosis Figure fitted with bilateral flexion deformities Frantz fully ambulatory hemi hips incision incomplete tibial hemimelia inequality of leg intercalary longitudinal joints and thigh Kirschner wire knee disarticulation knee joint leg length leg-length discrepancy length discrepancy limb deficiency Lost to follow-up lower-extremity LOWER-LIMB ANOMALIES lumbar spine melia normal or essentially osteotomy paraxial fibular hemimelia persistent length present prosthetic fitting Prosthetics Management proximal end quadriceps reported sacrum seen severe foot deformities shortening Shriners Hospital soft tissues soft-tissue releases Stress films stump Surgical and Prosthetics Syme's synostosis talus tarsal terminal longitudinal terminal paraxial fibular thigh corsets total hemimelia tibia treated treatment Type II-B valgus deformity varus x rays