George H Thompson

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Role of Amicar in surgery for neuromuscular scoliosis
    George H Thompson
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospitals, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2623-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of single and dual growing rod techniques followed through definitive surgery: a preliminary study
    George H Thompson
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2039-44. 2005
  3. doi request reprint The role of Amicar in same-day anterior and posterior spinal fusion for idiopathic scoliosis
    George H Thompson
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospital Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2237-42. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of supine bending, push-prone, and traction under general anesthesia radiographs in predicting curve flexibility and postoperative correction in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Raymond W Liu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:416-22. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Continuous intravenous morphine infusion for postoperative analgesia following posterior spinal fusion for idiopathic scoliosis
    Connie Poe-Kochert
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:754-7. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Bipolar sealer device reduces blood loss and transfusion requirements in posterior spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Zachary L Gordon
    University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, OH
    J Pediatr Orthop 33:700-6. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Fusion rates after thoracoscopic release and bone graft substitutes in idiopathic scoliosis
    Brett Weinzapfel
    University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1079-83. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Intrathecal morphine analgesia in idiopathic scoliosis surgery: does sex or racial group affect optimal dosing?
    Jochen P Son-Hing
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:489-95. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Risk factors for major complications after surgery for neuromuscular scoliosis
    Daniel L Master
    Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:564-71. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Double rib penetration of the spinal canal in a patient with neurofibromatosis
    Michael H Abdulian
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:6-10. 2011

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Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Role of Amicar in surgery for neuromuscular scoliosis
    George H Thompson
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospitals, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2623-9. 2008
    ..A retrospective case-control study...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of single and dual growing rod techniques followed through definitive surgery: a preliminary study
    George H Thompson
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2039-44. 2005
    ..Retrospective analysis of patients treated with single and dual growing rods who had completed their course of treatment, had definitive fusion, and had a minimum of 2 years follow-up...
  3. doi request reprint The role of Amicar in same-day anterior and posterior spinal fusion for idiopathic scoliosis
    George H Thompson
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospital Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2237-42. 2008
    ..A retrospective study of the effectiveness of Amicar (epsilon aminocaproic acid)...
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of supine bending, push-prone, and traction under general anesthesia radiographs in predicting curve flexibility and postoperative correction in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Raymond W Liu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:416-22. 2010
    ..A prospective study comparing supine bending, push-prone, and traction under general anesthesia (UGA) radiographs in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis...
  5. doi request reprint Continuous intravenous morphine infusion for postoperative analgesia following posterior spinal fusion for idiopathic scoliosis
    Connie Poe-Kochert
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:754-7. 2010
    ..A retrospective study of postoperative pain management...
  6. ncbi request reprint Bipolar sealer device reduces blood loss and transfusion requirements in posterior spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Zachary L Gordon
    University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, OH
    J Pediatr Orthop 33:700-6. 2013
    ..However, there is limited information on this device in pediatric spinal deformity surgery. We reviewed our experience with this device in a setting of a standard institutional operative carepath...
  7. doi request reprint Fusion rates after thoracoscopic release and bone graft substitutes in idiopathic scoliosis
    Brett Weinzapfel
    University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1079-83. 2008
    ..A retrospective assessment of fusion rates using either morselized allograft bone or demineralized bone matrix (DBM) following video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) in idiopathic scoliosis...
  8. doi request reprint Intrathecal morphine analgesia in idiopathic scoliosis surgery: does sex or racial group affect optimal dosing?
    Jochen P Son-Hing
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:489-95. 2011
    ..Our purpose was to determine if this protocol was equally effective across sex and racial groups...
  9. doi request reprint Risk factors for major complications after surgery for neuromuscular scoliosis
    Daniel L Master
    Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:564-71. 2011
    ..Retrospective, case series...
  10. doi request reprint Double rib penetration of the spinal canal in a patient with neurofibromatosis
    Michael H Abdulian
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:6-10. 2011
    ..Rib head penetration into the spinal canal in patients with severe kyphoscoliosis secondary to neurofibromatosis type-1 (NF-1) is extremely rare. Double rib head penetration has only been reported once earlier...
  11. ncbi request reprint The role of amicar in decreasing perioperative blood loss in idiopathic scoliosis
    George H Thompson
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:S94-9. 2005
    ..Four separate studies on the role of Amicar in decreasing perioperative blood loss in idiopathic scoliosis...
  12. doi request reprint Wound infections after surgery for neuromuscular scoliosis: risk factors and treatment outcomes
    Daniel L Master
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E179-85. 2011
    ..Retrospective, case-control study...
  13. pmc Closed bone graft epiphysiodesis for avascular necrosis of the capital femoral epiphysis
    George H Thompson
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 5043, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:2199-205. 2013
    ..Treatment options for immature patients with AVN are limited, including a closed bone graft epiphysiodesis (CBGE). However, it is unclear whether this procedure prevents AVN progression...
  14. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the thoracolumbosacral orthoses and providence orthosis in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: results using the new SRS inclusion and assessment criteria for bracing studies
    Joseph A Janicki
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:369-74. 2007
    ..These new criteria will make future studies comparable and more valid and accurate...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fibrinogen levels following Amicar in surgery for idiopathic scoliosis
    George H Thompson
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:368-72. 2007
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  16. doi request reprint An anatomic study of the epiphyseal tubercle and its importance in the pathogenesis of slipped capital femoral epiphysis
    Raymond W Liu
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, RBC 6081, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:e341-8. 2013
    ..The anatomy of the tubercle and its relationship to the lateral epiphyseal vessels have not previously been rigorously defined...
  17. pmc Obesity negatively affects spinal surgery in idiopathic scoliosis
    Christina K Hardesty
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:1230-5. 2013
    ..One previous study showed a greater preoperative thoracic kyphosis but no increase in perioperative complications...
  18. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery in idiopathic scoliosis: evaluation of the learning curve
    Jochen P Son-Hing
    Division of Pediatric Orthopedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:703-7. 2007
    ..Retrospective review of patients with idiopathic scoliosis who underwent same-day or staged anterior and posterior spinal fusion and segmental spinal instrumentation...
  19. doi request reprint Salter osteotomy in Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease
    George H Thompson
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:S192-7. 2011
    ..The Salter or innominate osteotomy is a common method of surgical containment. This is a review of the technique and results of this osteotomy in LCPD...
  20. ncbi request reprint Early onset scoliosis: the value of serial risser casts
    Sean R Waldron
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
    J Pediatr Orthop 33:775-80. 2013
    ..Treatment of early onset scoliosis (EOS) is challenging. In many cases, bracing will not be effective and growing rod surgery may be inappropriate. Serial, Risser casts may be an effective intermediate method of treatment...
  21. doi request reprint Idiopathic intracranial hypertension following spinal deformity surgery in children
    Justin Kunes
    Division of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, The Neurological Institute, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 31:E20. 2011
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Intrathecal morphine for postoperative analgesia in patients with idiopathic scoliosis undergoing posterior spinal fusion
    Paul A Tripi
    Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology and Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2248-51. 2008
    ..A retrospective study of postoperative pain management with intrathecal morphine...
  23. ncbi request reprint Growing rod techniques in early-onset scoliosis
    George H Thompson
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:354-61. 2007
    ..Obtaining and maintaining deformity correction, achieving adequate spinal growth, allowing lung development, and the high complication rate make surgical treatment very challenging. Growing rods are the most common method of management...
  24. ncbi request reprint Inclusion and assessment criteria for conservative scoliosis treatment
    George H Thompson
    Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 135:157-63. 2008
    ..The use of these criteria should assist in the determination of the effectiveness of brace treatment, as well as accurate comparison between patient groups and different braces...
  25. doi request reprint Spinal cord monitoring for scoliosis surgery in Rett syndrome: can these patients be accurately monitored?
    Daniel L Master
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:342-6. 2008
    ..A level III retrospective comparative study...
  26. doi request reprint The role of bracing in Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
    Christina K Hardesty
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:S178-81. 2011
    ..Treatment methods in Legg-Calve-Perthes disease (LCPD) have varied during the 100-year history of this disorder. This is a review of the present practice of bracing in LCPD...
  27. ncbi request reprint Early onset scoliosis: future directions
    George H Thompson
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:163-6. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint The effect of amicar on perioperative blood loss in idiopathic scoliosis: the results of a prospective, randomized double-blind study
    Ivan Florentino-Pineda
    Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:233-8. 2004
    ..A prospective, randomized, double-blind Institutional Review Board-approved study evaluating the efficacy of Amicar (epsilon aminocaproic acid), an antifibrinolytic agent, in decreasing perioperative blood loss in idiopathic scoliosis...
  29. doi request reprint Three siblings with Chance fractures: the importance of 3-point restraints
    Zachary L Gordon
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatric General Surgery, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:856-9. 2009
    ..All 3 Chance fractures were treated with cast immobilization. This case report shows the importance of wearing 3-point restraints properly while traveling in a motor vehicle...
  30. ncbi request reprint A cadaveric examination of pediatric cervical pedicle morphology
    Christopher S Vara
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1107-12. 2006
    ..A retrospective radiographic analysis of 47 intact cadaver pediatric cervical spines at the Hamann-Todd Osteology Collection in Cleveland, Ohio...
  31. pmc Tibialis anterior tendon transfer after clubfoot surgery
    George H Thompson
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospitals, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1306-13. 2009
    ..This transfer improves function and may prevent secondary osseous changes. We believe the muscle imbalance supports, at least in part, the neuromuscular etiological aspects of congenital clubfeet...
  32. doi request reprint Point of view
    George H Thompson
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2213. 2008
  33. ncbi request reprint A randomized prospective study of music therapy for reducing anxiety during cast room procedures
    Raymond W Liu
    Department of Orthopaedics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:831-3. 2007
    ..Cast room procedures, such as cast application and removal, pin removal, and suture removal can cause significant anxiety in young children. The use of music therapy in the cast room to decrease anxiety has not been previously reported...
  34. ncbi request reprint Standardization of criteria for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis brace studies: SRS Committee on Bracing and Nonoperative Management
    B Stephens Richards
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX 75219, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2068-75; discussion 2076-7. 2005
    ..Literature review...
  35. ncbi request reprint Orthotic management in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: leveling the playing field
    Robert N Hensinger
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:367-8. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint Introduction: the immature spine
    Peter F Armstrong
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1-2. 2007
  37. doi request reprint Estimating the effectiveness of screening for scoliosis
    B Stephens Richards
    Pediatrics 121:1296-7; author reply 1297-8. 2008
  38. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of pelvic incidence in progression of spondylolisthesis
    Robert P Huang
    Shriners Hospital for Children, Houston, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2381-5; discussion 2385. 2003
    ..Retrospective analysis of pelvic incidence and other radiographic parameters as a predictor of progression of isthmic spondylolisthesis...