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
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above-knee absent fibula Aitken ambulate ampu ankle disarticulation below-knee prosthesis beneath the distal bilateral PFFD Bone Joint Surg brace Child Amputee complete absence congenital correction discrepancy at age distal end early amputation end-bearing amputation epiphysis essentially normal femur exostosis FIGURE 11 FIGURE 17 Figure 9 flexion flexion deformities foot deformity Frantz fully ambulatory greater saphenous vein hemi incision incomplete tibial hemimelia intercalary Kirschner wire knee disarticulation knee joints leg-length discrepancy length discrepancy lengthening limb deficiency Lost to follow-up lower-extremity LOWER-LIMB ANOMALIES lumbar spine melia metatarsal rays normal or essentially osteotomy paraxial fibular hemimelia pelvithoracic bucket persistent length present prosthetic fitting Prosthetics Management proximal end quadriceps ray Figure reported SACH feet seen Shriners Hospital soft tissues spine and sacrum stability Stress films stump subtrochanteric amputations surgical procedures tarsal terminal longitudinal thigh corsets tibiofibular synostosis total hemimelia tibia treatment Type II-B unilateral valgus deformity varus vastus lateralis vastus medialis weight-bearing