Gait analysis outcomes of percutaneous medial hamstring tenotomies in children with cerebral palsy.

@article{Gordon2008GaitAO,
  title={Gait analysis outcomes of percutaneous medial hamstring tenotomies in children with cerebral palsy.},
  author={Andi B Gordon and Glen O Baird and Mark McMulkin and Paul M Caskey and R Lawerence Ferguson},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={324-9}
}
BACKGROUND Hamstring lengthening procedures are commonly performed on children with cerebral palsy (CP) to improve gait. The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of percutaneous hamstring tenotomy surgery for children with ambulatory CP. METHODS In this retrospective study, subjects were included if they had a diagnosis of CP and had computerized gait analysis data collected before and after surgery. Subjects were not included in the study if they had any open hamstring… CONTINUE READING