Spine Deform 2021 Jun 21. Epub 2021 Jun 21.
Department of Orthopeadics, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA.
Childs Nerv Syst 2020 10 1;36(10):2409-2425. Epub 2020 Jul 1.
Altona Children's Hospital - AKK/UKE, Bleickenallee 38, 22763, Hamburg, Germany.
The skeletal system is affected in up to 60% of patients with neurofibromatosis type 1. The most commonly observed entities are spinal deformities and tibial dysplasia. Early recognition of radiologic osseous dystrophy signs is of utmost importance because worsening of the deformities without treatment is commonly observed and surgical intervention is often necessary. Read More
Spine Deform 2020 10 25;8(5):1117-1130. Epub 2020 May 25.
University of California, San Diego, CA, USA.
Study Design: Retrospective.Objectives: To assess final outcomes in patients with early-onset scoliosis (EOS) who underwent growth-preserving instrumentation (GPI). Various types of growth-preserving instrumentation (GPI) are frequently employed, but until recently had not been utilized long enough to assess final outcomes. Read More
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2012 Nov;37(24):E1504-10
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University/Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD 21224, USA.
Study Design: Retrospective analysis.Objective: To evaluate, in children with cerebral palsy, the following aspects of growing rod (GR) treatment for scoliosis: structural effectiveness, effect of pelvic fixation, hospital stay duration, and complications.Summary Of Background Data: Children with cerebral palsy frequently develop severe spinal deformity and pelvic obliquity (PO). Read More