Tracy L Walker

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BACKGROUND This study describes the process and outcomes of continuous outpatient support with inotropes (COSI) in patients with Stage D heart failure (HF). Although Stage D HF has recently been defined as end-stage disease requiring special interventions for survival such as COSI or ventricular assist devices, concern has been raised regarding the safety,(More)
The purpose of this study is to review the results of varus osteotomy in patients with cerebral palsy and to determine factors that influence the rates of residual hip displacement. A retrospective chart review of 65 patients who underwent 79 varus osteotomies was performed. Preoperative, postoperative and follow-up radiographs were analyzed for routine(More)
We studied the fate of the nonoperated hip in 35 patients with cerebral palsy who underwent surgical stabilization for unilateral hip subluxation (24 patients) or dislocation (11 patients). Review of medical records and radiographs was performed and analysis was accomplished on the effect of preoperative and radiographic variables on the radiographic(More)
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