Henry H Sherk

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Thirty myelomeningocele patients with untreated hip dislocations who had functional quadriceps and good ambulatory capability were evaluated for hip pain, hip motion and sitting ability: they had no pain, good to excellent hip motion and no difficulty in sitting. Three were wheelchair-bound. Nine had a limb-length inequality requiring a shoe lift. They were(More)
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has rapidly become an effective technique for the diagnosis and localization of most musculoskeletal diseases. Because MRI lacks ionizing radiation and has superior soft tissue contrast as compared with computed tomography without the need for intravenous contrast material, MRI is emerging as the study of choice for soft(More)
The treatment of spinal deformities in children with myelomeningocele poses a formidable task. Multiple medical comorbidities, such as insensate skin and chronic urinary tract infection, make care of the spine difficult. A thorough understanding of the natural history of these deformities is mandatory for appropriate treatment to be rendered. A team(More)
In a 40-year-old Hispanic woman with pain and swelling in the left knee with a prosthesis, the combination of Ga-67 citrate and Tc-99m methylene diphosphonate (MDP) scans was used to indicate that there was a septic prosthetic joint. At surgery, the joint was infected and a foreign body was found. Cultures positive for tuberculosis were found also. The(More)