Gait analysis in low lumbar myelomeningocele patients with unilateral hip dislocation or subluxation.

@article{Gabrieli2003GaitAI,
  title={Gait analysis in low lumbar myelomeningocele patients with unilateral hip dislocation or subluxation.},
  author={Ana Paula T Gabrieli and Stephen J Vankoski and Luciano S Dias and Carlo Milani and Alexandre Lourenco and Jos{\'e} Laredo Filho and Robert A Novak},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2003},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={330-4}
}
The surgical indications for the treatment of unilateral hip dislocations or subluxations in patients with low lumbar myelomeningocele remain highly debatable. This study examines the influence of unilateral hip dislocation or subluxation on the gait of these patients using three-dimensional gait analysis. Twenty patients with a diagnosis of low lumbar myelomeningocele underwent three-dimensional gait analysis. All patients were community ambulators with solid ankle-foot orthoses and crutches… CONTINUE READING

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