Affiliation: University of British Columbia
- Treatment of idiopathic clubfoot utilizing botulinum A toxin: a new method and its short-term outcomesChristine M Alvarez
University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Department of Orthopaedics, Children s and Women s Hospital of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
J Pediatr Orthop 25:229-35. 2005..The use of BTX-A as an adjunctive therapy in the noninvasive approach of manipulation and casting in idiopathic clubfoot is a safe and effective treatment...
- The genotype-phenotype correlation of hereditary multiple exostosesC Alvarez
Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Clin Genet 70:122-30. 2006..A genotype-phenotype correlation exists in HME, with patients with EXT 1 mutations having a higher degree of anatomical burden...
- Classification of idiopathic toe walking based on gait analysis: development and application of the ITW severity classificationChristine Alvarez
UBC, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics, BC Children s Hospital, A203 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada
Gait Posture 26:428-35. 2007..This classification allowed for the quantitative description of the idiopathic toe walking pattern as well as the delineation of three distinct types of ITW patients (mild, moderate, and severe)...
- Review of current methods used in the treatment of clubfoot at initial presentation and at recurrenceChristine Alvarez
Department of Orthopaedics, BC Children s Hospital, Room A203, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3V4, Canada
J Surg Orthop Adv 17:107-14. 2008..Second, the management of the recurrent clubfoot is discussed in terms of methods used to address specific deformities...
- Evaluation of the anatomic burden of patients with hereditary multiple exostosesChristine M Alvarez
University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Department of Orthopaedics, British Columbia Children s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Clin Orthop Relat Res 462:73-9. 2007..EXT1 patients were shorter. All limb segments tended to be shorter for EXT1 subjects. EXT1 subjects showed more anatomic burden with respect to lesion quality and height...
- Normative data for the dynamic pedobarographic profiles of childrenChristine Alvarez
University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics, BC Children s Hospital, A203 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3V4, Canada
Gait Posture 28:309-15. 2008....
- The use of botulinum type A toxin in the treatment of idiopathic clubfoot: 5-year follow-upChristine M Alvarez
Department of Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, Canada
J Pediatr Orthop 29:570-5. 2009..The purpose of this study is to report the 5-year outcomes of the updated cohort of 44 patients with 65 idiopathic clubfeet treated with manipulation, casting, and Botulinum toxin A (BTX-A)...
- A prospective, double-blind, randomized clinical trial comparing subacromial injection of betamethasone and xylocaine to xylocaine alone in chronic rotator cuff tendinosisChristine M Alvarez
B C Children s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
Am J Sports Med 33:255-62. 2005..Rotator cuff tendinosis is a common problem with significant health and economic effects. Nonoperative management includes the widespread use of subacromial steroid injections despite the lack of evidence of its efficacy...