Jeff Fischgrund

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Radiographs and charts of 114 consecutive patients who underwent 140 lower-extremity bone-segment lengthening procedures using the Ilizarov external fixator were reviewed. Patient age, bone segment (femur, tibia), corticotomy level (metaphyseal, diaphyseal, double level), and distraction gap (DG) were recorded. Distraction-consolidation time (DCT) was(More)
Open reduction and internal fixation techniques do not allow early weight bearing. In an effort to develop a better method to obtain calcaneal fracture reduction and maintain it in the face of early weight bearing, a circular external fixator was applied to seven patients in combination with a limited lateral approach and open reduction and internal(More)
Deaf children from ethnic, linguistic and racial minority backgrounds demonstrate significantly depressed achievement levels relative to their White deaf peers. Educators of deaf children and youth have had a tendency to accept the erroneous proposition that deafness in some ways precludes ethnic and racial minority group membership and status. This article(More)
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