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Strain, stress and stretch of peripheral nerve. Rabbit experiments in vitro and in vivo.
Mechanical stretching is known to cause morphologic and functional changes in peripheral nerve. The points at which these changes occur, however, are not clearly defined and reported data areExpand
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Complications of Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction in Young Patients
Background: The medial patellofemoral ligament (MPFL) has been recognized as the primary restraint to lateral subluxation of the patella. Reconstruction of the MPFL for patellar instability hasExpand
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Outcomes After Isolated Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction for the Treatment of Recurrent Lateral Patellar Dislocations
Background: A patellar dislocation is a common knee injury in the young, athletic patient population. Recent trends indicate that the use of long-term nonoperative treatment is decreasing, andExpand
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The healing potential of stable juvenile osteochondritis dissecans knee lesions.
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present study was to determine if patient age, lesion size, lesion location, presenting knee symptoms, and sex predict the healing status after six months of a standardExpand
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Traumatic Hip Dislocation in Children: Long-Term Followup of 42 Patients
To assess the impact of traumatic hip dislocations in the skeletally immature patient, 42 children younger than 16 years of age (average age, 9 years 10 months) who were treated at the authors'Expand
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A Comparison of Thoracolumbosacral Orthoses and SpineCor Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients Using the Scoliosis Research Society Standardized Criteria
Background SpineCor is a relatively new bracing system that uses dynamic bracing concepts in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). Limited data are available regarding itsExpand
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Juvenile osteochondritis dissecans.
JOCD has better potential for healing than adult OCD, but several series have shown up to a 50% failure to heal with nonsurgical techniques. JOCD poses a therapeutic dilemma for the pediatric sportsExpand
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The Effect of Surgical Timing on the Perioperative Complications of Treatment of Supracondylar Humeral Fractures in Children
Background: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the perioperative complication rates associated with early surgical treatment (eight hours or less following injury) and delayed surgicalExpand
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Physeal widening in the knee due to stress injury in child athletes.
OBJECTIVE The objective of our study was to describe the MRI appearance of and possible mechanism responsible for physeal widening in the knees of high-level child athletes. CONCLUSION WidenedExpand
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Endoscopic Mechanical Spinal Hemiepiphysiodesis Modifies Spine Growth
Study Design. An in vivo porcine model of progressive scoliosis as an inverse analog of a proposed method of early surgical treatment. Objectives. To test the hypothesis that scoliotic curvatures mayExpand
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