Interposition graft, younger age may improve success rate after physeal bar resection surgery

September 10, 2018
At a single pediatric institution, investigators found younger age and placement of an interposition material graft improved the rate of success for…
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Use of distraction nail prior to THA may avoid hip dislocation

September 6, 2018
A fully implantable motorized distraction nail used in patients with hip dysplasia who are undergoing total hip arthroplasty may reduce the risk of…

Appropriate classification, treatment of arthrogryposis may increase range of motion

August 30, 2018
Patients with arthrogryposis may experience increased knee arc and knee and hip range of motion with appropriate classification and treatment…
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Findings detail efficacy of anterior distal femoral hemiepiphysiodesis for arthrogrypotic knee flexion contractures

August 28, 2018
Although anterior distal femoral hemiepiphysiodesis alone was effective for knee flexion contractures of 25° or less in growing children with…
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Promising results seen with circular external fixation for correction of ankle soft tissue contractures

August 23, 2018
Circular external fixation was effective for gradual correction of ankle soft tissue contractures, according to a presentation at the Limb…
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Distraction osteogenesis seen as safe, efficacious for malignant bone neoplasms

August 22, 2018
Distraction osteogenesis yielded safe and effective results for patients who underwent primary and secondary reconstruction of malignant bone…