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DEFORMITIES FOLLOWING SURGICAL EPIPHYSEAL ARREST.

REGAN, JOSEPH M.; CHATTERTON, CARL C.
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery: April 1946
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In four of thirty-six cases of surgical epiphyseal fusion (carried out according to the technique of Phemister), deformities followed and were directly attributable to the operation. These deformities resulted from incomplete and asymmetrical arrest of epiphyseal growth and often necessitated further surgical intervention.

(C) 1946 All Rights Reserved.The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.

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