The valgus/flexion osteotomy for osteonecrosis of the femoral head: Indications and technique

F. Gottschalk

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In those patients in whom a valgus/flexion osteotomy is indicated, preoperative planning is important to facilitate the surgery. Radiographic assessment of the femoral head using different views allows a more accurate prediction of those cases likely to have a more successful outcome. The operative technique is explained in detail and the clinical experience with the procedure highlighted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)75-80
Number of pages6
JournalTechniques in Orthopaedics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 1989


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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