Non-Neurologic Complications Following Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
- Segmental Fracture of Femoral Neck: a Case Report. Alrashidi, Yousef A. // Australian Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences;Jan2013, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p582
Segmental hip fractures are rare. Most of the previously reported cases are combined ipsilateral femoral neck and intertrochanteric fractures. This paper describes an unusual case of segmental femoral neck fracture in a young woman with chronic renal disease successfully managed by closed...
- Assignment of two loci for autosomal dominant adolescent idiopathic scoliosis to chromosomes 9q31.2-q34.2 and 17q25.3-qtel. Ocaka, L.; Zhao, C.; Reed, J. A.; Ebenezer, N. D.; Brice, G.; Morley, T.; Mehta, M.; O'Dowd, J.; Weber, J. L.; Hardcastle, A. J.; Child, A. H. // Journal of Medical Genetics;Feb2008, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p87
Background: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is the most common form of spinal deformity, affecting up to 4% of children worldwide. Familial inheritance of AIS is now recognised and several potential candidate loci have been found. Methods: We studied 25 multi-generation AIS families of...
- A Comparison of Two Nonoperative Methods of Idiopathic Clubfoot Correction The Ponseti Method and the French Functional (Physiotherapy) Method. Steinman, Suzanne; Richards, B. Stephens; Faulks, Shawne; Kaipus, Kim // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2009 Supplement 2, Vol. 91-A Issue 2, p299
BACKGROUND: In the treatment of idiopathic clubfeet, the Ponseti method and the French functional method have been successful in reducing the need for surgery. The purpose of this prospective study was to compare the results of these two methods at one institution. METHODS: Patients under three...
- CSS 2006 -- Podium presentations. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Jun2006 Supplement, Vol. 49, p5
The article presents abstracts of medical research. They include "Outcome Analysis of Pediatric Change Fractures", Improvement in Quality of Life Following Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis", and Score Distribution and Discriminative Validity of Quality of Life Scores in Patients with...
- Bilateral apical vertebral derotation technique by vertebral column manipulation compared with vertebral coplanar alignment technique in the correction of lenke type 1 idiopathic scoliosis. Lin Sun; Yueming Song; Limin Liu; Yonggang An; Chunguang Zhou; Zhongjie Zhou // BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders;2013, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background: Widely used rod rotation and translation techniques for idiopathic scoliosis (IS) are effective in correcting spinal coronal deformity. Bilateral apical vertebral derotation technique by vertebral column manipulation (VCM) and vertebral coplanar alignment (VCA) technique are two...
- Bilateral and simultaneous rupture of the triceps tendons in chronic renal failure and secondary hyperparathyroidism. Tsourvakas, Stefanos; Gouvalas, Konstantinos; Gimtsas, Christos; Tsianas, Nikolaos; Founta, Paraskevi; Ameridis, Nikolaos // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;May2004, Vol. 124 Issue 4, p278
Background. We report a case of a 27-year-old (male) patient with bilateral and simultaneous rupture of the triceps tendons. He was suffering from chronic renal failure secondary to acute glomerulonephritis and for 4 years he underwent maintenance hemodialysis three times a week. This injury is...
- Uremic myopathy. Campistol, Josep M. // Kidney International;Nov2002, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p1901
Reports on a case of a 52-year-old man with end-stage renal disease secondary to chronic nephroangiosclerosis. Medical history of the patient; Clinical presentation of the disease; Method of treatment.
- 365. Appropriate planning critical to meet needs of expanding ESRD population. Xue, J.L.; Ma, J.Z.; Louis, T.A. // Kidney;May/Jun2002, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p120
Provides information on a study which predicted the number of patients with end-stage renal disease in the U.S. by 2010. Methodology; Results; Conclusion.
- In this Issue. // Kidney International;Apr2011, Vol. 79 Issue 7, p693
The article discusses the various reports published within the issue including muscle atrophy in chronic renal failure, role of vitamin D in kidney diseases, and high-protein diet affecting kidney size during infancy.