R Cardoso Dias

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Children with spastic hip subluxation secondary to cerebral palsy were treated with a standard protocol that focused on early detection of the subluxation using physical examination and anteroposterior pelvis radiographs. Using limited hip abduction of < or =30 degrees and subluxation of > or =25% migration percentage as indications, patients had open(More)
Rectus femoris transfer to the sartorius is performed in children with cerebral palsy to treat stiff-knee gait. To determine whether preoperative electromyographic (EMG) activity of the rectus femoris is predictive of outcome, we studied 25 children with stiff-knee gait who had preoperative EMG gait analysis before rectus femoris transfer. Fifteen patients(More)
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