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Loss of knee range of motion in leg lengthening.

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STUDY DESIGN: Prospective longitudinal study. OBJECTIVE: To determine factors predictive of loss of movement in a cohort of patients undergoing femoral lengthening. BACKGROUND: Loss of joint movement due to poor adaptation of the muscle is a major problem during limb lengthening but remains poorly documented in the literature. METHODS AND MATERIALS: A validated technique using a modified goniometer was used to measure knee motion. Measurements were taken before surgery, prelengthening, during...

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10.2519/jospt.2001.31.5.238

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
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Journal:
The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy
Volume:
31
Issue:
5
Pages:
238-244
Publication date:
2001-05-05
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EISSN:
1938-1344
ISSN:
0190-6011
URN:
uuid:e5d3d075-6402-431b-8703-57f752ed53b4
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107546
Local pid:
pubs:107546

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