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Acute slipped capital femoral epiphysis: the importance of physeal stability.
To test the traditional classification system of slipped capital femoral epiphysis, the presenting symptoms and radiographs of fifty-four patients were evaluated and slipped epiphyses were reclassified as unstable or stable, rather than acute, chronic, or acute-on-chronic. Expand
Standardization of Criteria for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Brace Studies: SRS Committee on Bracing and Nonoperative Management
Optimal inclusion criteria for future adolescent idiopathic scoliosis brace studies consist of: age is 10 years or older when brace is prescribed, Risser 0−2, primary curve angles 25°−40°, no prior treatment, and, if female, either premenarchal or less than 1 year post menarchal. Expand
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis.
Early diagnosis is of utmost importance in the management of slipped capital femoral epiphysis, as early diagnosis requires urgent surgical intervention in an effort to avoid further displacement. Expand
The Spinal Appearance Questionnaire: Results of Reliability, Validity, and Responsiveness Testing in Patients With Idiopathic Scoliosis
The Spinal Appearance Questionnaire is reliable, responsive to curve improvement, and shows strong evidence of validity, and provides explanation of spinal deformity’s concerns and improvements. Expand
A Comparison Between the Boston Brace and the Charleston Bending Brace in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
The authors recommend use of the Boston brace in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, both in preventing curve progression and in avoiding the need for surgery. Expand
Delayed infections following posterior spinal instrumentation for the treatment of idiopathic scoliosis.
  • B. S. Richards
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American…
  • 1 April 1995
Ten patients who had been managed with posterior spinal arthrodesis and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital instrumentation had a delayed deep wound infection at an average of twenty-five months after the operation, and it is suspected that several of the delayed infections resulted from intraoperative seeding and remained subclinical for an extended period of time. Expand
Screening for idiopathic scoliosis in adolescents. An information statement.
A task force to examine issues related to scoliosis screening and to put forth the present information statement acknowledges the important role of a systematic review of the literature as well as the role of consensus expert opinion in the common situation where the available evidence does not yet exist to speak definitely for, or against, an evaluation or intervention. Expand
A comparison of two nonoperative methods of idiopathic clubfoot correction: the Ponseti method and the French functional (physiotherapy) method.
Nonoperative correction of an idiopathic clubfoot deformity can be maintained over time in most patients and there was a trend showing improved results with use of the Ponseti method, but the difference was not significant. Expand
Frontal Plane and Sagittal Plane Balance following Cotrel-Dubousset Instrumentation for Idiopathic Scoliosis
Postoperative decompensation has been reported following Cotrel-Dubousset instrumentation for right thoracic idiopathic scoliosis. The authors examined balance in the frontal and sagittal planes inExpand
Risk Factors for the Development of Delayed Infections Following Posterior Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients
The occurrence of a delayed infection is most likely multifactorial and is related to a positive past medical history and the use of blood transfusion and the total number of levels instrumented and antibiotic regimen. Expand