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Reduction of excessive height in boys by bilateral percutaneous epiphysiodesis around the knee.

Authors
  • Odink, Roelof J
  • Gerver, Willem Jan
  • Heeg, Minne
  • Rouwé, Catrienus W
  • van Waarde, Willie M Bakker
  • Sauer, Pieter J
Type
Published Article
Journal
European journal of pediatrics
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2006
Volume
165
Issue
1
Pages
50–54
Identifiers
PMID: 16249931
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Epiphysiodesis can be advised as a method to decrease final height in boys with predicted tall stature. An additional advantage of this method is a normalisation of body proportions.

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