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Recovery of function after closed femoral shortening.

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This prospective, longitudinal study documents the muscle strength and baseline function of 18 patients undergoing closed femoral shortening for discrepancy in limb length. Patients were studied for two years following surgery. Function was measured by a self-reported questionnaire, timed tests of performance and measurements of muscle strength and power. After two years, the self-reported function and ability to complete timed functional tests had returned to or improved on the pre-operative...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Author
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Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume More from this journal
Volume:
86
Issue:
8
Pages:
1182-1186
Publication date:
2004-11-01
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ISSN:
0301-620X
Language:
English
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pubs:107551
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uuid:9057c70f-8e01-42b2-8072-0f132689a0a3
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107551
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2013-11-17

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