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Revision Spine Surgery to Manage Pediatric Deformity

Última actualización 19/01/11Han Jo Kim, MD, Matthew E. Cunningham, MD, PhD and Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 12, December 2010 Revision deformity surgery in the growing child is a complex clinical problem. Excellent outcomes can be obtained with meticulous patient evaluation followed by well-planned …

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Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease

Última actualización 9/12/10Harry K. W. Kim, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 18, No 11, November 2010 Abstract: Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease is an idiopathic hip disorder that produces ischemic necrosis of the growing femoral head. Permanent femoral head deformity is the most significant sequela. Experimental studies indicate that the pathologic …

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Upper Extremity Surgery in Children With Cerebral Palsy

Última actualización 6/04/10Craig Lomita, MD, Marybeth Ezaki, MD and Scott Oishi, MD, FACS J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2010 18 Pediatric patients with cerebral palsy present unique challenges. Any treatment regimen must take into account potential growth, possible sequelae of surgery, and, in some cases, significant behavioral issues. Careful evaluation …

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Treatment of Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fractures

Última actualización 18/11/09J Am Acad Orthop Surg, Vol 17, No 11, November 2009, Mininder S. Kocher, MD, MPH, Ernest L. Sink, MD, R. Dale Blasier, MD, Scott J. Luhmann, MD, Charles T. Mehlman, DO, MPH, David M. Scher, MD, Travis Matheney, MD, James O. Sanders, MD, William C. Watters, III, …

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Orthopaedic Conditions in the Newborn

Última actualización 26/03/09Wudbhav N. Sankar, Jennifer Weiss, and David L. Skaggs J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2009 17: 112-122. The occasional consultation on a neonate can be unfamiliar territory for many orthopaedic surgeons. Just as children are not little adults, newborns are not just little children; rather, they have a …

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