Physician Resources

Literature Review for Perthes Disease:

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Kim HKW:  Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease. In: Surgery of the Hip, Berry DJ and Lieberman JR (Eds).  Elsevier, New York. 2011. ISBN: 978-0-443-06991-8
  • Herring JA: Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease. In: Tachdjian’s Pediatric Orthopaedics (1st ed, Chap 17). Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia. ISBN 978-1-4160-2221-3
  • Herring JA: Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease. In: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons monograph series. Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Rosemont, Ill. 1996.
  • Catterall A: Legg-Calvé-Perthes’ disease. In: Current problems in orthopaedics. Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, New York. 1982.

Special Journal Issues on Perthes:

Kim HK, Aruwajoye O, Du J, Kamiya N. Local administration of bone morphogenetic protein-2 and bisphosphonate during non-weight-bearing treatment of ischemic osteonecrosis of the femoral head: an experimental investigation in immature pigs. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Sep 17;96(18):1515-24. doi:10.2106/JBJS.M.01361. PubMed PMID: 25232075.

Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease. Orthopedic Clinics of North America. Volume 42, number 3; July 2011. 

Centennial of Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease, 1910-2010. Supplement to Journal of Pediatric Orhtopaedics. Volume 31, Number 2 Supplement, S129-S244; September 2011. 


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