Hamstring Lengthening

  • Said Saghieh


The patient was brought to the operating room supine on the stretcher. IV antibiotics were given, and a well-padded thigh tourniquet was placed. After adequate general anesthesia was provided, the patient was rolled to the prone position on the operative table and all pressure points were padded.

The patient lower extremity was then prepped and draped in the standard surgical fashion.


Cerebral Palsy Sciatic Nerve Prone Position Peroneal Nerve Popliteal Artery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Said Saghieh
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  1. 1.Division of Orthopaedics, Department of SurgeryAmerican University of Beirut Medical CenterBeirutLebanon

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