Susan Grossfeld

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The purpose of this study was to document the medical and surgical complications of anterior spine surgery in children and to identify risk factors for complications. A retrospective chart review was conducted of 599 anterior procedures (24 anterior only, 300 staged anterior/posterior, 175 combined anterior/posterior procedures) performed between 1967 and(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy of intraoperative femoral nerve block (FNB) in the reduction of postoperative pain following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) hamstring reconstruction. Patients undergoing primary ACL reconstruction with hamstring tendon graft under general anesthetic who had signed an informed consent were included in(More)
OBJECTIVES To perform surgical closure of a clinically significant arterial duct on children in a third world country. BACKGROUND An arterial duct is one of the most common congenital cardiac defects. Large arterial ducts can cause significant pulmonary overcirculation, causing symptoms of congestive cardiac failure, ultimately resulting in premature(More)
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