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Single-leg spica provides adequate stability after open reduction in developmental dysplasia of the hip

Single-leg spica provides adequate stability after open reduction in developmental dysplasia of the hip Alassaf, N. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg (2018) 138: 173. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00402-017-2845-1   Abstract Introduction The late detection of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) will remain a major concern in some parts of the world until effective …

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The Rise of Concussions in the Adolescent Population

The Rise of Concussions in the Adolescent Population Alan L. Zhang, MD*†, David C. Sing, BS†, Caitlin M. Rugg, MD†, Brian T. Feeley, MD†, Carlin Senter, MD†, ‡ †Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA. ‡Department of Internal Medicine, University of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, …

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Arthroscopic treatment of symptomatic discoid meniscus in children

Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery January 2017, Volume 137, Issue 1, pp 89–94 Arthroscopic treatment of symptomatic discoid meniscus in children Authors Tetsuo Hagino Satoshi Ochiai Shinya Senga Takashi Yamashita Masanori Wako Takashi Ando Hirotaka Haro Abstract Purpose To study discoid meniscus in children who underwent arthroscopic surgery at our center. Subjects and methods Thirty-four patients (39 …

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Atlantoaxial Rotatory Subluxation in Children

Kevin M. Neal, MD J Am Acad Orthop Surg June 2015 ; 23 Atlantoaxial rotatory subluxation is a rare condition in which patients present with the acute onset of torticollis. Atlantoaxial rotatory subluxation represents a spectrum of disease from muscle spasm to a fixed mechanical block to reduction of the …

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The Use of Arthrography in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Philip D. Nowicki J Am Acad Orthop Surg August 2014 vol. 22 no. 8 Surgery near pediatric joints can be challenging because it is difficult to visualize vital articular structures. Assessment of underlying pathology is also challenging because the joint structures have not yet ossified. Arthrography is a useful tool …

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Pediatric Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma

Alan H. Daniels Abstract Thoracolumbar spine trauma is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in pediatric patients. Special attention to this population is necessary because several unique features of the growing pediatric spine separate these patients from adult patients. These injuries are frequently associated with high-energy trauma and concurrent …

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The Pediatric Polytrauma Patient: Current Concepts

Nirav K. Pandya J Am Acad Orthop Surg March 2013 vol. 21 no. 3 Abstract Understanding the pediatric response to polytrauma is essential for the orthopaedic surgeon. The physiologic effects of multisystem injury that manifest in a child have important implications for coordination of treatment, particularly in relation to the …

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Mucopolysaccharide Disorders in Orthopaedic Surgery

Klane K. White, Abstract The mucopolysaccharidoses (MPSs) are a family of disorders characterized by the accumulation of glycosaminoglycans, which is caused by enzyme deficiencies in the lysosomal metabolism of these normal cellular byproducts. Skeletal abnormalities are early and prominent features of MPS, and the orthopaedic surgeon is often the first …

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