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Juan Farill y Solares

Juan Farill y Solares, Mexican orthopedic surgeon and traumatologist (Ciudad de Mexico 11 February 1902 – 24 June 1973)

Authored 87 scientific and popular works

Advocated arthrograms of congenitally dislocated hips (1952)


Skeletal traction with fixation

The employment of contrast mielography for discal lesions diagnosis

Arteriography for bone tumours diagnosis  



Personal therapeutic conduct in the treatment of congenital dislocation of the hip in children. Anal. Ortop. Traum. Montevideo 3:281, 1950

Reduction of congenital dislocation of the hip in children; personal technic. Pediatr. Am. 9(3):97-107, 1951  

Orthoradiographic measurement of shortening of the lower extremity; technic. Med. Radiogr. Photogr. 29:32-8, 1953 

Tratamiento del pie supino flaccido por tenoplastia del tibia anterior; descripción de técnica (1953)  

Tibioperoneal tenoplasty for congenital club-foot with peroneal insufficiency. J. Bone Joint Surg. Am. 38A(2):329-36, 1956  

Tratamiento incruento del pie equino por acortamiento de los gemelos. Gac. Med. Mexico 91(4):275-83, 1961

A tendon transfer for the treatment of certain cases of cavus deformity of the foot. J. Bone Joint Surg. (Am.) 45:1779, 1963

Eponym of Farill operation of diaphysectomy