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Varus

(Publius Quinctilius Varus) (vâr`əs), d. A.D. 9, Roman general. In 13 B.C. he was consul with Tiberius Claudius Nero (later emperor as TiberiusTiberius
(Tiberius Julius Caesar Augustus) , 42 B.C.–A.D. 37, second Roman emperor (A.D. 14–A.D. 37). He was the son of Tiberius Claudius Nero and Livia Drusilla and was originally named Tiberius Claudius Nero. He campaigned (20 B.C.) in Armenia, became (19 B.C.
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) and later was governor of Syria. Although unsuited for the position, he was appointed governor of Germany by AugustusAugustus
, 63 B.C.–A.D. 14, first Roman emperor, a grandson of the sister of Julius Caesar. Named at first Caius Octavius, he became on adoption by the Julian gens (44 B.C.) Caius Julius Caesar Octavianus (Octavian); Augustus was a title of honor granted (27 B.C.
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. In A.D. 9, to suppress an uprising, he led three legions across the Rhine into the Teutoburg Forest, where they were massacred by the troops of ArminiusArminius
, d. A.D. 21, leader of the Germans, called Hermann in modern German. He was a chief of the Cherusci (in an area of present-day Hanover) when the Romans were pushing east from the Rhine toward the Elbe.
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. Varus himself committed suicide. This defeat was a major catastrophe for the Romans. It is said that afterward Augustus would start up from sleep, crying, "Varus, Varus, bring me back my legions!"
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(17) It is important to recognize that the post of a posterior stabilized knee does not contribute any meaningful amount of varus or valgus stability when compared to a posterior cruciate retaining design.
Their study also suggested that when external fixation is used in unstable pertrochanteric fractures, a high incidence of technique-related complications (pin migration, pin loosening, non-union, varus malunion, and infection) is found (28).
Surgery is also performed when the forefoot has been corrected by conservative treatment but the hind foot remains fixed in both varus and equinus or the deformity has recurred.
Thirty-two participants (11 varus alignment, 11 neutral alignment, and 10 valgus alignment) participated in the study (Table 1).
Sugita et al .[25] showed that about 7-15% of varus osteoarthritic knees have bone formation within the articular cartilage of the lateral compartment, which may result in the deterioration of the lateral compartment after UKA.
In addition to increased rates of nonunion, excessive varus and flexion of the proximal segment can cause detrimental changes to gait mechanics.
The osteotomy did not lead to valgus but to a correction of 5 degrees of the varus (previously 20 degrees).
Calcaneal/Rearfoot varus is when the calcaneus is inverted with the subtalar joint is in neutral and the forefoot is perpendicular to the lower leg.
Curved intertrochanteric varus osteotomy for osteonecrosis of the femoral head.
There were 2 patients who had non-union with varus collapse leading to implant failure.
Physical examination revealed firm periarticular enlargement, reduced range of motion, subluxation, and dynamic varus deviation at the left intertarsal joint (Figure 1).