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Paediatric orthopaedic surgery: a worrying future?

Theatre & Surgery: Paediatric orthopaedic surgery

Manuel Cassiano Neves MD
Head
Orthopaedic Department
Lisbon Children's Hospital
Portugal
Chairman
Education and Events
The European Federation of the National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
W: www.efort.org

It is commonly thought that children are like adults – they just come in a smaller size. But because children are still growing, their anatomy differs from that of adults. As a consequence their response to injuries, infections and deformities may also be quite different.

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