J Pediatr Orthop 2021 Apr 12. Epub 2021 Apr 12.
Children's Hospital of Colorado, Aurora, CO Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Children's Orthopedic Center Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, St. Paul Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX.
Background: Early containment surgery has become increasingly popular in Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease (LCPD), especially for older children. These procedures treat the proximal femur, the acetabulum, or both, and most surgeons endorse the same surgical option regardless of an individual patient's anatomy. This "one-surgery-fits-all" approach fails to consider potential variations in baseline anatomy that may make one option more sensible than another. Read More