Erich Rutz

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Explaining the variability improvements in gait quality as a result of single event multi-level surgery in cerebral palsy
    Erich Rutz
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The Royal Children s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Gait Posture 38:455-60. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Septic arthritis of the paediatric hip - A review of current diagnostic approaches and therapeutic concepts
    Erich Rutz
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Department, University Children s Hospital Basle UKBB, Switzerland
    Acta Orthop Belg 79:123-34. 2013
  3. pmc Are results after single-event multilevel surgery in cerebral palsy durable?
    Erich Rutz
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The Royal Children s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:1028-38. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Stability of the Gross Motor Function Classification System after single-event multilevel surgery in children with cerebral palsy
    Erich Rutz
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The Royal Children s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 54:1109-13. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Hip flexion deformity improves without psoas-lengthening after surgical correction of fixed knee flexion deformity in spastic diplegia
    Erich Rutz
    Paediatric Orthopaedic Department, University Children s Hospital Basle, Basle, Switzerland
    Hip Int 22:379-86. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Distal femoral osteotomy using the LCP pediatric condylar 90-degree plate in patients with neuromuscular disorders
    Erich Rutz
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Department, University Children s Hospital Basle UKBB, Basle, Switzerland
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:295-300. 2012
  7. pmc Multilevel surgery improves gait in spastic hemiplegia but does not resolve hip dysplasia
    Erich Rutz
    Department of Orthopaedics, University Children s Hospital Basle UKBB, PO Box CH 4031, Basle, Switzerland
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:1294-302. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Tibialis anterior tendon shortening in combination with Achilles tendon lengthening in spastic equinus in cerebral palsy
    Erich Rutz
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Department, University Children s Hospital Basle UKBB, Switzerland
    Gait Posture 33:152-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The pediatric LCP hip plate for fixation of proximal femoral osteotomy in cerebral palsy and severe osteoporosis
    Erich Rutz
    Department of Pediatric Orthopaedic, University Children s Hospital Basle UKBB, Basle, Switzerland
    J Pediatr Orthop 30:726-31. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Total hip arthroplasty for fractures of the proximal femur in older patients
    Erich Rutz
    Paediatric Orthopaedic Department, University Children s Hospital Basle, UKBB, Switzerland
    Hip Int 20:215-20. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Explaining the variability improvements in gait quality as a result of single event multi-level surgery in cerebral palsy
    Erich Rutz
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The Royal Children s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Gait Posture 38:455-60. 2013
    ..9 factors (5 dichotomous and 4 continuous, including preoperative GPS) that might be expected to predict outcomes were identified and univariate and multivariable analysis used to explore how these affected outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Septic arthritis of the paediatric hip - A review of current diagnostic approaches and therapeutic concepts
    Erich Rutz
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Department, University Children s Hospital Basle UKBB, Switzerland
    Acta Orthop Belg 79:123-34. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Are results after single-event multilevel surgery in cerebral palsy durable?
    Erich Rutz
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The Royal Children s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:1028-38. 2013
    ..Single-event multilevel surgery often is performed to either improve gait or prevent deterioration. However it is unclear whether the presumed gait improvements are durable...
  4. doi request reprint Stability of the Gross Motor Function Classification System after single-event multilevel surgery in children with cerebral palsy
    Erich Rutz
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The Royal Children s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 54:1109-13. 2012
    ..We studied the stability of the GMFCS in children with bilateral spastic CP after single-event multilevel surgery, using the Gait Profile Score (GPS) as the primary outcome measure...
  5. doi request reprint Hip flexion deformity improves without psoas-lengthening after surgical correction of fixed knee flexion deformity in spastic diplegia
    Erich Rutz
    Paediatric Orthopaedic Department, University Children s Hospital Basle, Basle, Switzerland
    Hip Int 22:379-86. 2012
    ..It is unclear if psoas lengthening surgery is required in the treatment of patients with cerebral palsy (CP) with hip flexion deformity and previous studies show equivocal results with regard to functional outcome...
  6. doi request reprint Distal femoral osteotomy using the LCP pediatric condylar 90-degree plate in patients with neuromuscular disorders
    Erich Rutz
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Department, University Children s Hospital Basle UKBB, Basle, Switzerland
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:295-300. 2012
    ..The standard implant for fixation of the 2 fragments in DFO is the conventional AO blade plate. The aim of this study was to report the outcome of using the new LCP Pediatric Condylar 90-Degree Plate for DFO...
  7. pmc Multilevel surgery improves gait in spastic hemiplegia but does not resolve hip dysplasia
    Erich Rutz
    Department of Orthopaedics, University Children s Hospital Basle UKBB, PO Box CH 4031, Basle, Switzerland
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:1294-302. 2012
    ..Multilevel orthopaedic surgery may improve gait in Type IV hemiplegia, but it is not known if proximal femoral osteotomy combined with adductor release as part of multilevel surgery in patients with hip dysplasia improves hip development...
  8. doi request reprint Tibialis anterior tendon shortening in combination with Achilles tendon lengthening in spastic equinus in cerebral palsy
    Erich Rutz
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Department, University Children s Hospital Basle UKBB, Switzerland
    Gait Posture 33:152-7. 2011
    ..For the treatment of spastic equinus in CP we recommend shortening of the elongated antagonist (TATS) in combination with lengthening of the short agonist (TAL) for achieving optimal postoperative function...
  9. doi request reprint The pediatric LCP hip plate for fixation of proximal femoral osteotomy in cerebral palsy and severe osteoporosis
    Erich Rutz
    Department of Pediatric Orthopaedic, University Children s Hospital Basle UKBB, Basle, Switzerland
    J Pediatr Orthop 30:726-31. 2010
    ..Severe osteoporosis may cause difficulties in fixing a proximal femoral osteotomy with a conventional blade plate. The Pediatric locking compression plate (LCP) Hip Plate system offers better grip and more stable fixation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Total hip arthroplasty for fractures of the proximal femur in older patients
    Erich Rutz
    Paediatric Orthopaedic Department, University Children s Hospital Basle, UKBB, Switzerland
    Hip Int 20:215-20. 2010
    ..In elderly patients, THA is a safe long-term solution for treatment of displaced fractures of the proximal femur, allowing early weight bearing and assisting with rehabilitation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Septic arthritis of the hip - current concepts
    E Rutz
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Department, University Children s Hospital Basel, UKBB, CH 4005 Basel, Switzerland
    Hip Int 19:S9-12. 2009
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Management of the knee in spastic diplegia: what is the dose?
    Jeffrey L Young
    Orthopaedic Department, The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia
    Orthop Clin North Am 41:561-77. 2010
    ..The authors list the various interventions in the order of their increasing dose. The concept of dose is useful in the consideration of the management of knee dysfunction...
  13. doi request reprint Double osteotomy of the pelvis for treatment of an anterior hip subluxation in a 9-year-old child with cerebral palsy: a variation of the Salter osteotomy
    Rahel Beatrice Schmid
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Department, University Children s Hospital Basle, UKBB, Basel, Switzerland
    J Pediatr Orthop B 22:20-3. 2013
    ..The bone provided sufficient elasticity to achieve the desired correction without an ischial cut, therefore providing more stability of the pelvis...
  14. doi request reprint Preoperative botulinum toxin test injections before muscle lengthening in cerebral palsy
    Erich Rutz
    Pediatric Orthopaedic Department, University Children s Hospital Basle UKBB, PO Box, CH 4005 Basle, Switzerland
    J Orthop Sci 15:647-53. 2010
    ..Since 1999, instrumented gait analysis, including kinematic, kinetic, and dynamic electromyographic data, is routinely used to define the individual surgical program...
  15. doi request reprint Poor outcome at 7.5 years after Stanisavljevic quadriceps transposition for patello-femoral instability
    Carlo Camathias
    Paediatric Orthopaedic Department, University Children s Hospital Basle UKBB, Spitalstrasse 33, 4056, Basel, Switzerland
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 134:473-8. 2014
    ..There are no significant series reporting the success of this method. This procedure has been performed in our institution over several years and we report our results...
  16. doi request reprint Total hip arthroplasty after hip joint ankylosis
    Erich Rutz
    Pediatric Orthopedic Department, University Children s Hospital Basle, UKBB, Postfach, CH 4005 Basle, Switzerland
    J Orthop Sci 14:727-31. 2009
    ..Back pain and knee pain are typical secondary degeneration symptoms after hip ankylosis. Take down of hip ankylosis and implantation of a total hip arthroplasty (THA) is believed to be a promising treatment option...
  17. doi request reprint Single-event multilevel surgery for children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review
    Jennifer L McGinley
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Dev Med Child Neurol 54:117-28. 2012
    ..To conduct a systematic review of single-event multilevel surgery (SEMLS) for children with cerebral palsy, with the aim of evaluating the quality of the evidence and developing recommendations for future research...