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K Niedzielski, P Flont, M Domżalski, Z Lipczyk, K Malecki
INTRODUCTION: Epiphysiodesis has become one of the most popular methods in the treatment of leg length discrepancy (LLD) due to its surgical simplicity, short hospitalization time, and a low risk of complications. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A retrospective analysis was performed on 34 patients treated for LDD with percutaneus epiphisiodesis of the distal femur and/or the proximal tibia. The mean discrepancy was 2.8 cm. The outcome evaluation method was based on Kemnitz et al...
December 2016: Acta Orthopaedica Belgica
H Jabbour, K Jabbour, E N Ayoub, P Yazbeck, M-C Antakly
Moya Moya is a rare disease of uncertain origin, characterised by stenosis of one or both of the internal carotid arteries and responsible of several neurological signs. We present the case of a boy with Moya Moya disease who was scheduled for an epiphisiodesis of the lateral malleola and had a spinal anaesthesia with hyperbaric bupivacaine 0.5% 10 mg without any perioperative complications. Any anaesthetic method could be used, provided special attention is given to avoid changes of capnea and blood pressure to preserve cerebral blood flow and palliate to cerebral flow steal...
May 2004: Annales Françaises D'anesthèsie et de Rèanimation
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