Intravenous Bisphosphonate Therapy for Traumatic Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head in Adolescents
- The Use of a Two C-arm Technique in the Treatment of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. Klug, Raphael; McCarthy, James J.; Eilert, Robert E. // Orthopedics;Oct2004, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p1041
This article describes the use of a two C-arm technique for percutaneously pinning a slipped capital femoral epiphysis. It discusses the effectiveness of the C-arm technique. Using the technique reduces the maneuvering needed to reposition the C-arm from an AP to lateral view and can be applied...
- Unstable SCFE: Review of Treatment Modalities and Prevalence of Osteonecrosis. Zaltz, Ira; Baca, Geneva; Clohisy, John // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Jul2013, Vol. 471 Issue 7, p2192
Background: The treatment of unstable slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is rapidly evolving with the ability to correct epiphyseal alignment using the modified Dunn technique. Adopting a new treatment method depends on confirming that it achieves its goals, produces few, nonserious...
- Treatment of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis with a Modified Dunn Procedure. Slongo, Theddy; Kakaty, Diganta; Krause, Fabian; Ziebarth, Kai // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;12/15/2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 18, p2898
Background: Surgical procedures with use of traditional techniques to reposition the proximal femoral epiphysis in the treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis are associated with a high rate of femoral head osteonecrosis. Therefore, most surgeons advocate in situ fixation of the slipped...
- Slipped capital femoral epiphysis: continuing the problem of late diagnosis. Brenkel, I.J.; Prosser, A.J.; Pearse, M. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);7/26/1986, Vol. 293 Issue 6541, p256
Examines the diagnosis of slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Displacement of femoral head in relation to the femoral neck and shaft; Occurrence of the displacement through the growth plate; Increase on the frequency of the complications with the delay.
- Somatropin. // Reactions Weekly;7/14/2007, Issue 1160, p28
The article describes the cases of three patients who developed slipped capital femoral epiphysis during treatment with somatotropin. The first patient was a boy who had hypopituitarism. Before the cessation of somatropin, he experienced pain over his left hip followed by a limping gait. A...
- Surgical Dislocation in the Management of Pediatric and Adolescent Hip Deformity. Gleeson Rebello; Samantha Spencer; Michael Millis; Young-Jo Kim // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Mar2009, Vol. 467 Issue 3, p724
AbstractÂ Â The surgical dislocation approach is useful in assessing and treating proximal femoral hip deformities commonly due to pediatric conditions. We sought to demonstrate the efficacy and problems associated with this technique. Diagnoses included slipped capital femoral epiphysis,...
- Bisphosphonates. // Reactions Weekly;3/26/2011, Issue 1344, p10
The article describes the cases of two men and 25 women aged 62 to 85 years who developed osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) while receiving biphosphonates, including alendronic acid, ibandronic acid and pamidronic acid.
- Bisphosphonates. // Reactions Weekly;03/23/2013, Issue 1445, p12
The article presents a case study of the development of osteonecrosis of the jaw in four men and sixteen women, aged 48-84 years while receiving bisphosphonates.
- Zoledronic acid. // Reactions Weekly;4/24/2010, Issue 1298, p31
The article describes the case of a 47-year-old man who developed osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) while receiving zoledronic acid.