Pasquale Guida

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BACKGROUND Children's fractures have been enlisted among orthopaedics complaints of childhood obesity. Unhealthy lifestyle behaviours may contribute to increased risk. This study described the prevalence of overweight/obesity in children and adolescents reporting a recent fracture in relation to gender, dynamic of trauma, and site of fracture. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Knowledge of the epidemiology of children's fractures is essential to develop preventive strategies. The aim of this study was to analyze the individual/lifestyle determinants of fractures across pediatric age groups. METHODS A cross-sectional study was performed in the first six months of 2008 through questionnaire on a sample of children from(More)
INTRODUCTION The outcome of pathological fracture due to large aggressive benign stage 3 Dormans and Flynn lesions [6] is often unsatisfactory and the rate of recurrence is high. No single technique has been considered safe and successful. Many Authors suggested curettage and bone grafting as the unique effective treatment in cases of large defect but,(More)
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