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Harrington instrumentation without fusion plus external orthotic support for the treatment of difficult curvature problems in young children.
In selected patients a method of rod insertion without fusion combined with use of a full-time external orthotic support, e.g., the Milwaukee brace, is effective. The orthopedic surgeon confrontedExpand
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Pediatric cervical spine instability
Cervical spine instability in children is rare but not exceptional and may be due to many factors. Although it mostly occurs at the upper cervical spine, all vertebrae from the occiput to T1 may beExpand
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Risk of recurrent dislocation and avascular necrosis after proximal femoral varus osteotomy in children with cerebral palsy
A retrospective review was conducted on 50 children with cerebral palsy, having 89 femoral varus osteotomy at an average age of 7.4 years, trying to identify risk factors for complications,Expand
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Anesthetic management of a patient with Freeman-Sheldon syndrome: case report.
The Freeman-Sheldon syndrome (FSS) is a rare congenital myopathy and dysplasia. The musculoskeletal and soft-tissue manifestations of FSS often require orthopedic and plastic reconstructive surgery.Expand
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Percutaneous radiofrequency coagulation of osteoid osteoma in children and adolescents
The purpose of this paper was to evaluate the effectiveness of percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of osteoid osteoma in children and adolescents. Twenty-three patients aged 4.5–19.5 years wereExpand
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Skeletal features of primary hyperoxaluria type 1, revisited
PurposeThe purpose of this study was to describe the skeletal manifestations of primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1), the most common of the primary hyperoxalurias.MethodsWe clinically andExpand
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Is Percutaneous Adductor Tenotomy as Effective and Safe as the Open Procedure?
Background Percutaneous adductor longus tenotomy (PAT) is a frequently used procedure, yet no study has ever compared its effectiveness and safety with those of open adductor longus tenotomy (OAT).Expand
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Is visual estimation of passive range of motion in the pediatric lower limb valid and reliable
BackgroundVisual estimation (VE) is an essential tool for evaluation of range of motion. Few papers discussed its validity in children orthopedics' practice. The purpose of our study was to assessExpand
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Etiology, Evaluation, and Treatment of Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
The study aimed to review the etiology of failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) and to propose a treatment algorithm based on a systematic review of the current literature and individual experience.Expand
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