Ioana Oborocianu

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PURPOSE Sagittal spine and pelvic alignment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is poorly described in the literature. It generally reports the sagittal alignment with regard to the type of curve and never correlated to the thoracic kyphosis. The objective of this study is to investigate the relationship between thoracic kyphosis, lumbar lordosis and(More)
BACKGROUND Septic arthritis in childhood is a therapeutic emergency. The authors present their experience using an intermediate technique with the advantages of the percutaneous aspiration irrigation drainage: joint aspiration, irrigation, and declivious drainage. METHODS All children were treated by joint aspiration under fluoroscopic control, large(More)
BACKGROUND The initial treatment of congenital idiopathic clubfoot (CIC) is nonoperative. Either the French physiotherapy method or the Ponseti casting method may be used. Whether either method is superior over the other remains unclear. However, the method used initially is not the only determinant of the final outcome. OBJECTIVE The primary objective(More)
Micturition is a natural event occurring several times a day, the result of a complex and partially unknown physiology. It involves different muscles (striated and smooth) as well as the central and autonomic nervous systems in an innate voiding reflex. This reflex is controlled after 2 years of age. If there is a failure or dysfunction of one of these(More)
INTRODUCTION The too-long anterior process (TLAP) can be responsible for ankle pain or repeated sprains in children or adolescents. The objective of this study was to assess the results of TLAP surgical treatment and to analyze influencing factors in case of this surgery's failure. MATERIAL AND METHODS Retrospective single-center study conducted from 2009(More)
In voiding disorders in childhood, after a precise diagnosis, treatment can be provided. Aspecific hygienic and dietetic measures are the basis of care in all micturating disorders and frequently must be established to allow a precise diagnosis. In case of enuresis, restriction of beverage and diuretic foods is recommended in the evening. Other treatments(More)
The new definitions of voiding disorders in children should be used in clinical practice. Two major kinds of voiding disorders are identified: 1) isolated primary enuresis as a disorder occurring exclusively during sleep with no daytime leakage; 2) urinary dysfunctions that include uninhibited detrusor contraction, sphincter hypertonicity, and urethral(More)
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