Bone, joint and muscle - MBS item (50460)

The following MBS item is included in this clinical category.

Bilateral single event multilevel surgery for patients less than 18 years of age with diplegic cerebral palsy that comprises bilateral soft tissue surgery and bilateral femoral osteotomies. Lengthening of one or more contracted muscle tendon units by tendon lengthening, muscle recession, fractional lengthening or intramuscular lengthening. Correction of muscle imbalance by tendon transfer/transfers. Correction of torsional abnormality of the femur by rotational osteotomy and internal fixation. Conjoint surgery, principal specialist surgeon, including fluoroscopy and aftercare (Anaes.) (Assist.)

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