TITLE

What's New in Pediatric Orthopaedics

AUTHOR(S)
Sucato, Daniel J.; Young-Jo Kim
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 5, p1141
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on findings related to pediatric orthopedics. It was found in a study that a carefully performed shelf procedure that does not damage the lateral growth center can stimulate acetabular depth development. A study of skeletally immature girls found that a Risser sign of 0 and an open tricartilage acetabular cartilage correlated with peak height velocity. Another study found that the use of titanium elastic nails is effective in the treatment of tibial fractures.
ACCESSION #
25019677

 

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