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Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Our division performs surgical procedures on patients with congenital and developmental disorders of the extremities. We also deal with trauma and acute inflammation diseases in the extremities in cooperation with the emergency doctors at the hospital.

Medical services

Four certified orthopaedic surgeons and three fellows treat patients in our division.Two of our orthopaedic surgeons are also certified hand surgeons.

Diagnosis and treatment policy

Our policy is to ensure that all children with disorders of the extremities have access to effective diagnostics and therapy in order to improve limb function and enhance quality of life.

Specialties

Our expertise encompasses the treatment of deformities and dysfunction of the lower and the upper extremities listed below, using standard and advanced techniques such as bone lengthening with Ilizarov devices and unilateral elongation devices, free vascularized bone transfer, muscle transfer with neurovascular pedicles as well as tendon transfer.

Disorders of the lower extremities

Congenital dislocation of the hip, Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, congenital clubfoot, vertical talus, metatarsus adductus (pigeon toe), pes cavus (high instep), tibial deficiency, fibular deficiency, femoral deficiency, hemihypertrophy, bow legs and knock-knees, pseudarthrosis of the tibia, polydactyly, syndactyly, macrodactyly, curly toes, juvenile idiopathic arthropathy, Osgood-Schlatter disease

Disorders of the upper extremities

Congenital anomalies of the hands, wrists, forearms and elbows:
Radioulnar synostosis, Madelung’s deformity, congenital clubhand, polydactyly, syndactyly, thumb hypoplasia, macrodactyly, hypoplastic thumb, cleft hand, camptodactyly, clinodactyly Post-traumatic deformities of the upper limbs: cubitus varus, elbow contracture, neonatal brachial plexus palsy

Disorders of the neck and spine

Muscular torticollis, atlantoaxial rotatory fixation, atlantoaxial instability due to Down syndrome, idiopathic scoliosis, kyphosis

Benign tumors

Osteochondroma, enchondroma, hemangioma, fibrous dysplasia, bone cyst, fibrocortical defect, giant cell tumor of tendon sheath, ganglion