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Antonyms for varus

a deformity in which part of a limb is turned inward to an abnormal degree

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Calcaneal/Rearfoot varus is when the calcaneus is inverted with the subtalar joint is in neutral and the forefoot is perpendicular to the lower leg.
Curved intertrochanteric varus osteotomy for osteonecrosis of the femoral head.
4) that work as a fixed shelf to permit additional safe downward sliding with the foot plantar flexed while avoiding both the risks of loosening the initial medial shifting and varus deformity (7) since the fragment is continuously manipulated during shifting on the shelf made of the two parallel Kirschner wires.
Upon physical examination, the surgeon noted a mild varus angulation of the patient's legs.
Migration of the plate and screws or non-union with cubitus varus deformity (gunstock deformity) can occur when applied to inadequate osteosynthesis with one plate (Fig.
In addition, the objectives of this study were to study the functional outcome for internal fixation of fractures of the distal end femur by LCP and to evaluate the effectiveness and complications of distal end femur fractures treated with LCP based on rate of union, time till union, rate of infection, varus and valgus malalignment, and fixation failures.
Then, the superficial medial collateral ligament graft was fixed in its tibial tunnel in neutral rotation, at 20 knee flexion and slight varus.
8,25) The angular limb deformities that occurred in 2 seriema chicks in this report, one varus and one valgus, were improved by the use of elastic therapy tape in addition to the cholecalciferol supplementation.
At 6 weeks after ORIF, a Pauwels intertrochanteric varus osteotomy [12] was performed to stabilize the superolateral instability.
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) was preoperatively intact in most patients (60%), and preoperative angulation of knee joint was predominantly varus (80%).
Their topics include the biomechanics of the knee, high tibia osteotomy surgery, arthroscopic debridement, preoperative planning, the first surgical approach, surgical exposure, ligament balancing techniques, correcting varus and valgus knee, the mini-invasive approach, applying computer-assisted surgery, patient-specific instrumentation, and the diagnosis and management of infection.
Having watched SuperMac marauding through defences scattered to the four winds Matt and his one-time hero met to promote a technique called osteotomy which basically is an operation which straightens the 'bowed leg' or varus knee.
Closed reduction and POP casting leads to loss of reduction and varus deformity in some cases.