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Submuscular Plating of Pediatric Femur Fracture

Última actualización 22/10/12J Am Acad Orthop Surg. September 2012 ; 20 (9) Ying Li, MD and Daniel J. Hedequist, MD Abstract Currently, surgical management of pediatric femur fracture consists of intramedullary nailing with flexible nails or rigid trochanteric entry nails. Rigid trochanteric entry nails are the implant of choice for …

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Principles of Rotationplasty

Última actualización 22/10/12J Am Acad Orthop Surg. October 2012;20(10) Sumit Ku Abstract Rotationplasty is a reconstructive, limb-sparing option for management of lower extremity bone deficiency. This technique involves an intercalary resection, followed by 180° rotation of the distal limb to allow the ankle to function as a knee joint when …

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Submuscular Plating of Pediatric Femur Fracture

Última actualización 24/09/12J Am Acad Orthop Surg. September 2012 ; 20 (9) Ying Li, MD and Daniel J. Hedequist, MD Abstract Currently, surgical management of pediatric femur fracture consists of intramedullary nailing with flexible nails or rigid trochanteric entry nails. Rigid trochanteric entry nails are the implant of choice for …

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Medial Epicondyle Fractures in the Pediatric Population

Última actualización 24/04/12J Am Acad Orthop Surg April 2012 Hilton P. Gottschalk Abstract Humeral medial epicondyle fractures in the pediatric population account for up to 20% of elbow fractures, 60% of which are associated with elbow dislocation. Isolated injuries can occur from either direct trauma or avulsion. Medial epicondyle fractures …

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Management of Pediatric Trigger Thumb and Trigger Finger

Última actualización 24/04/12J Am Acad Orthop Surg April 2012 Apurva S. Shah America. Abstract Pediatric trigger thumb and trigger finger represent distinct conditions and should not be treated like adult acquired trigger finger. Over the last two decades, our understanding of the natural history of pediatric trigger thumb and the …

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Pediatric Disk Herniation

Última actualización 4/01/12November 2011; 19 William F. Lavelle, Abstract Pediatric disk herniation is a rare condition that should be considered in the differential diagnosis of the child with back pain or radiating leg pain. Because pediatric disk herniation is relatively uncommon, there is typically a delay in diagnosis compared with …

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Pediatric Cervical Spine Trauma

Última actualización 24/10/11J Am Acad Orthop Surg October 2011 Thomas M. Jones, MD, Paul A. Anderson, MD and Kenneth J. Noonan, MD Abstract Pediatric cervical spine injuries are rare and are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Pediatric anatomy and physiology predispose to upper cervical spine injury and spinal cord …

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Classic Bladder Exstrophy: Orthopaedic Surgical Considerations

Última actualización 8/09/11Neil C. Vining , Kit M. Song , Richard W. Grady J Am Acad Orthop Surg September 2011 ; 19: Abstract Classic bladder exstrophy is an embryologic malformation that results in complex deficiency of the anterior midline, with urogenital and skeletal manifestations. Urogenital reconstruction is a challenging procedure …

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