Complications Leg ischaemia; GT has been used in children after cerclage for rectal prolapse
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gallows tractionA method of treating fractures of the thigh bone (femur) in young children. Skin traction is applied to both legs and the child is suspended from a beam so that the buttocks are just clear of the bed. Also known as Bryant's gallows traction.
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