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Guided growth: current perspectives and future challenges

Abstract:
  • Guided growth by tethering part of the growth plate is an established technique for the correction of frontal angular deformities about the knee in children.
  • A better understanding of the underlying conditions, factors affecting longitudinal growth, and mechanism of response of the growth plate to retardation forces could lead to improvement and expansion of this technique to other sites and indications.
  • This review article highlights areas of future research and ou...
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.2106/jbjs.rvw.16.00115

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Health Publisher's website
Journal:
JBJS Reviews Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
11
Pages:
e1
Publication date:
2017-11-01
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EISSN:
2329-9185
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1136848
Local pid:
pubs:1136848
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2020-10-10

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