Unilateral varus osteotomy of the proximal femur in children with cerebral palsy: a five-year follow-up of the development of both hips

Journal of Children's Orthopaedics, 05/08/2012

Children with cerebral palsy and unilateral hip displacement have a low risk of later contralateral displacement after being operated on with unilateral Varus osteotomy of the proximal femur. This supports healthcare programmes that advocate unilateral Varus osteotomy of the proximal femur in children with unilateral hip displacement.

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