Edward M. Britton

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PURPOSE To examine and compare treatment outcomes for slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE). METHODS 24 patients with acute or acute-on-chronic SCFE underwent preoperative traction, 13 of them followed by in situ screw fixation (group A), and the remaining 11, manipulation with screw fixation (group B). Their treatment outcomes (according to the(More)
Instability following non-operative treatment of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture in young children frequently results in secondary chondral and/or meniscal injuries. Therefore, many contemporary surgeons advocate ACL reconstruction in these patients, despite the challenges posed by peri-articular physes and the high early failure rate. We report a(More)
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the most commonly injured knee ligament, particularly among adolescents and young adults. Unrecognized posterolateral laxity is understood as a major cause of ACL reconstruction failure, and concomitant injury to the posterolateral corner (PLC) is prevalent and underdetected. We advocate screening all ACL-deficient(More)
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