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Boston Children’s Hospital recognized as top pediatric orthopedic hospital in US News & World Report

Boston Children’s Hospital recognized as top pediatric orthopedic hospital <i>in US News & World Report </i>
June 27, 2017

Boston Children’s Hospital has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the top-ranked hospital in the United States for pediatric orthopedics for the 2017-2018 year.

Other centers named to the top five for orthopedic care this year are Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Rady Children's Hospital, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Children’s Medical Center Dallas -Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.

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Semi-rigid casts effective, and comfortable for pediatric forearm fractures

June 2, 2017
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USPSTF releases draft recommendation on adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

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Reconstruction Using Expandable Endoprostheses for Skeletally Immature Patients With Sarcoma

Orthopedics, January/February 2017, Volume 40 Issue 1
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Boston Children’s Hospital recognized as top pediatric orthopedic hospital in US News & World Report

June 27, 2017
Boston Children’s Hospital has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the top-ranked hospital in the United States for pediatric…

In the Journals

Patients with OCD lesions, UCL injuries had greater varus, valgus angles vs patients with uninjured elbows

June 13, 2017
Recently published results showed a greater varus carrying angle and larger valgus, distal humeral articular surface angle among patients with…

Feature Article

Decreased Radiation Exposure Among Orthopedic Residents Is Maintained When Using the Mini C-Arm After Undergoing Radiation Safety Training

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Online Advanced Release, June 9, 2017
The resident curriculum of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery emphasizes radiation safety. Gendelberg showed that, immediately after a program…

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Treatment of a Pediatric T-type Intercondylar Humerus Fracture With Hybrid Percutaneous Pinning and External Fixation

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, June 6, 2017
T-type intercondylar fractures of the distal humerus are rare injuries in skeletally immature patients. Few studies are available to guide the…

Meeting NewsFrom OT Europe

Semi-rigid casts effective, and comfortable for pediatric forearm fractures

June 2, 2017
VIENNA — Compared with rigid casts, investigators found semi-rigid casts were acceptable to children with minimally displaced forearm…

Perspective

USPSTF releases draft recommendation on adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

May 30, 2017
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has issued a draft recommendation on adolescent idiopathic scoliosis that states that there is insufficient…

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Under what circumstances should hardware be removed following pediatric distal femoral osteotomy?

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Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital of New York at NYU Langone names new chief of pediatric orthopedic surgery

May 7, 2017
Pablo G. Castañeda, MD, has been named chief of pediatric orthopedic surgery at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital of New York at NYU Langone…

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