Patient Case History: Renee

Tibial Osteotomy for Lengthening and Straightening of Blout's Disease

Pre-Op

Patient Surgeon: S. Robert Rozbruch
Renee had Blount's disease since childhood. Despite other surgeries, her right leg was severely bowed and was 4 cm short.

Renee, Thumbnail Pre-op Image, LImb Lengthening, Blout's Disease
Renee, Pre-op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Blout's Disease
Renee, Pre-op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Blout's Disease
Renee, Pre-op Thumbnail of an X-ray Image, Limb Lengthening, Blout's Disease
Renee, Pre-op Thumbnail of an X-ray Image, Limb Lengthening, Blout's Disease
Young Renee, Pre-op Thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Blout's Disease

Post-Op

A Taylor spatial frame was applied to the leg to match the deformity and then gradual straightening and lengthening was achieved over the next several weeks.

Renee, Post-op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Taylor Spatial Frame to straighten and lengthen
Renee, Post-op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Taylor Spatial Frame to straighten and lengthen
Renee, Post-op Image, Limb Lengthening, Taylor Spatial Frame to straighten and lengthen
Renee, Post-op thumbnail of an X-ray Image, Limb Lengthening, Taylor Spatial Frame to straighten and lengthen

Follow-Up

Her right leg has been lengthened and straightened. Her knee and back pain have improved.

Renee, Follow up thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Knee and back pain have improved, leg straightened
Renee, Follow up thumbnail of an x-ray Image, Limb Lengthening, Knee and back pain have improved, leg straightened
Renee, Follow up thumbnail of an x-ray Image, Limb Lengthening, Knee and back pain have improved, leg straightened
Renee, Follow up thumbnail of anx-ray Image, Limb Lengthening, Knee and back pain have improved, leg straightened
Renee, Follow up thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Knee and back pain have improved, leg straightened


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