angular deformity

angular deformity

deformity of limbs by angulation at joints or in the bones themselves. See also diaphyseal, metaphyseal, epiphyseal dysplasia.
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Olive wires provide an important buttress effect in the correction of angular deformity [6].
Short angular deformity, severe global positive sagittal imbalance >6 cm, and concomitant coronal deformity are often candidates for PSO.
Imaging methods provide a measure of the angular deformity but no information of the brace mechanics or structural properties, such as axial and radial stiffness.
Ollier's disease: An assessment of angular deformity, shortening, and pathological fracture in twenty-one patients.
Caption: Figure 1 Digital measurement of angular deformity at the subtrochanteric fracture site.
No cases of infection and rotational or angular deformity more than 5 degrees was noted (Table 1).
If angular deformity remains in the frontal plane, then asymmetric distraction of threaded rods should be delivered (more on the side where the angle is open to).
25 In 6 out of 25 patients axial angulations of over 5 degrees were reported, which represents an angulation rate of 24%8 Intramedullary nails were also used in the treatment of extra-articular fractures of the distal tibia in 42 cases including 14 cases with axial angulations over 5deg and the angular deformity rate reached 33.
An angular deformity refers to any condition in which a limb is not straight.
In our department we believed that correction of shortening and angular deformity of ulna is fundamental in attaining stable reduction of radial head.
Hemiepiphysiodesis for the correction of angular deformity about the knee.
Again at a minimum follow-up of 24 months (with an average follow-up of 40 months), none of the patients had a leg length discrepancy greater than 1 cm and none had an angular deformity of more than 5 degrees.

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