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Arthrofibrosis After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Children and Adolescents
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Surgical treatment for arthrofibrosis after ACL reconstruction in pediatric patients can satisfactorily regain motion in the reconstructed knee; however functional outcome may be compromised. Expand
Kyphectomy in Children with Myelomeningocele
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Surgery for myelomeningocele kyphosis is technically demanding and carries substantial risk, but kyphectomy and posterior spinal fusion and instrumentation with the Warner and Fackler technique allow correction and maintenance of sagittal alignment. Expand
Current Concepts of Diagnosis and Management of ACL Injuries in Skeletally Immature Athletes
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The relevant anatomy, natural history, risk factors, treatment, and prevention of ACL injuries in skeletally immature patients are discussed and conventional methods of ACL reconstruction are recommended. Expand
Knee injuries in the young athlete.
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The rate and severity of knee injuries in the pediatric population are on the rise and the pediatrician must be aware of these injury patterns and possess the skills to effectively evaluate the pediatric knee. Expand
Predictors of Arthrofibrosis After Pediatric Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: What Is the Impact of Quadriceps Autograft?
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PT autograft, female sex, and motion deficits at 6 weeks after ACLR were predictive of arthrofibrosis in children and adolescents, with attention to the impact of graft type. Expand
Risk Factors for Arthrofibrosis After Pediatric Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
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Arthrofibrosis remains a concerning early complication after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) in children and adolescents and a comparison of autografts for patellar tendon and hamstrings tendon is compared. Expand
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