Hardware and Osteotomy Considerations

  • Dror Paley

Abstract

The purpose of this book is to explain the principles of deformity correction. Until now, specific methods of fixation have intentionally been omitted. The CORA method of planning deformity correction and the principles discussed are universal and independent of any particular method of fixation. The choices regarding hardware and technique are left to the discretion of the surgeon. Nevertheless, certain considerations related to hardware are worthy of mention without deviating from the focus of this book.

Keywords

Osteoporosis Drilling Flare Osteoarthritis Eter 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dror Paley
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Rubin Institute for Advanced OrthopedicsSinai HospitalBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.The International Center for Limb LengtheningSinai HospitalBaltimoreUSA

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