LCP PHP 140 in 3.5 and 5.0 mm
Congenital coxavara is an abnormality characterized by a decreased femoral neck-shaft angle, shortening of the femoral neck, and the affected lower limb.
The 140 plates offer improved placement of the femoral head in its correct anatomical position compared with the 150 plates. The new 140 PHP (straight valgus) has a sophisticated design for lateralization of the distal part of the femur. Similarly acquired varus and valgization for femoral head deformity require lateralization of the shaft.
The LCP PHP 140 is intended for use in pediatric patients until adolescence and for small-stature adult patients; corresponding to age, size, and bone quality.
Indications include: Perthes' disease, idiopathic coxavara, deformity of slipped capital femoral epiphysis and proximal femoral focal deficiency, and congenital/posttraumatic pseudarthrosis of the femoral neck.
The plate is available in 3.5 mm (19 mm wide and 70 mm long) and in 5.0 mm (23 mm wide and 90 mm long). Both plates have two neck screws and one calcar screw in the proximal part and combination holes for locking or cortex screws in the distal part. All plates are available in sterile and nonsterile and have a universal design for left and right proximal femurs.
Fig 1 Pediatric hip plate 140 angle.
Case 2: LCP PHP 140. A 9-year-old boy, weighing 30 kg, had postinfectious pseudarthrosis of the femoral neck and varus deformity. His preoperative CC D angle was 80.
Case provided by Theddy Slongo, Bern, Switzerland
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