Dennis R Wenger

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Affiliation: Children's Hospital and Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Spine surgery at a crossroads: does economic growth threaten our professionalism?
    Dennis R Wenger
    Pediatric Orthopedic Training Program, Children s Hospital San Diego and Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2158-65. 2007
  2. pmc Evaluation, imaging, histology and operative treatment for dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica (Trevor disease) of the acetabulum: a case report and review
    Dennis R Wenger
    Children s Hospital of San Diego and the University of California San Diego 92123, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 25:60-5. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Isocentric reattachment of ligamentum teres: a porcine study
    Harish S Hosalkar
    Department of Orthopedics, Rady Children s Hospital, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:847-52. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: should 100% correction be the goal?
    Meghan Imrie
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Lucile Packard Children s Hospital at Stanford, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:S9-13. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint A multicenter study analyzing the relationship of a standardized radiographic scoring system of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and the Scoliosis Research Society outcomes instrument
    Philip L Wilson
    Children s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2036-40. 2002
  6. pmc Asymmetric spondylolisthesis as the cause of childhood lumbar scoliosis--can new imaging modalities help clarify the relationship?
    Jonathan B Peterson
    Rady Children s Hospital San Diego, University of California San Diego, CA, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 28:65-72. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Advanced containment methods for the treatment of Perthes disease: Salter plus varus osteotomy and triple pelvic osteotomy
    Dennis R Wenger
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rady Children s Hospital San Dieg, o The University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:S198-205. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Calcaneonavicular coalition: treatment by excision and fat graft
    Scott J Mubarak
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rady Children s Hospital and Health Center, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:418-26. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of hip dysplasia in children and adolescents
    Bernd Bittersohl
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rady Children s Hospital San Diego, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 43:301-15. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Triple innominate osteotomy for Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease in children: does the lateral coverage change with time?
    Harish Hosalkar
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rady Children s Hospital, University of California San Diego, 3030 Children s Way, Suite 410, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:2402-10. 2012

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Spine surgery at a crossroads: does economic growth threaten our professionalism?
    Dennis R Wenger
    Pediatric Orthopedic Training Program, Children s Hospital San Diego and Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2158-65. 2007
  2. pmc Evaluation, imaging, histology and operative treatment for dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica (Trevor disease) of the acetabulum: a case report and review
    Dennis R Wenger
    Children s Hospital of San Diego and the University of California San Diego 92123, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 25:60-5. 2005
    ..In this paper we describe a successfully treated case involving the acetabulum, documented with multiple imaging modalities, intraoperative photographs, histology, and follow-up radiographs...
  3. doi request reprint Isocentric reattachment of ligamentum teres: a porcine study
    Harish S Hosalkar
    Department of Orthopedics, Rady Children s Hospital, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:847-52. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of an isocentric point for reattachment of the LT and to study its impact on hip function using a young porcine model...
  4. doi request reprint Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: should 100% correction be the goal?
    Meghan Imrie
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Lucile Packard Children s Hospital at Stanford, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:S9-13. 2011
    ..Our hypothesis was that greater scoliosis curve correction can be done without producing secondary decompensation...
  5. ncbi request reprint A multicenter study analyzing the relationship of a standardized radiographic scoring system of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and the Scoliosis Research Society outcomes instrument
    Philip L Wilson
    Children s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2036-40. 2002
    ..A multicenter study examining the association between radiographic and outcomes measures in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis...
  6. pmc Asymmetric spondylolisthesis as the cause of childhood lumbar scoliosis--can new imaging modalities help clarify the relationship?
    Jonathan B Peterson
    Rady Children s Hospital San Diego, University of California San Diego, CA, USA
    Iowa Orthop J 28:65-72. 2008
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  7. doi request reprint Advanced containment methods for the treatment of Perthes disease: Salter plus varus osteotomy and triple pelvic osteotomy
    Dennis R Wenger
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rady Children s Hospital San Dieg, o The University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:S198-205. 2011
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Calcaneonavicular coalition: treatment by excision and fat graft
    Scott J Mubarak
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rady Children s Hospital and Health Center, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:418-26. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe our surgical technique and report our clinical and radiographic outcomes for fat graft interposition after resection of a calcaneonavicular coalition...
  9. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of hip dysplasia in children and adolescents
    Bernd Bittersohl
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rady Children s Hospital San Diego, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 43:301-15. 2012
    ..Augmentation procedures, such as the Chiari osteotomy or the shelf procedure described by Staheli, remain as a salvage option in cases when irreversible cartilage damage is present or when reorientation is not feasible...
  10. doi request reprint Triple innominate osteotomy for Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease in children: does the lateral coverage change with time?
    Harish Hosalkar
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rady Children s Hospital, University of California San Diego, 3030 Children s Way, Suite 410, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:2402-10. 2012
    ..Triple innominate osteotomy (TIO) is one of the modalities of surgical containment in Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD). However, overcoverage with TIO can lead to pincer impingement...
  11. ncbi request reprint Factors involved in the decision to perform a selective versus nonselective fusion of Lenke 1B and 1C (King-Moe II) curves in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Peter O Newton
    Department of Orthopaedics, Children s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:S217-23. 2003
    ..A retrospective evaluation of 203 adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients with Lenke 1B or 1C (King-Moe II) type curves...
  12. doi request reprint Limitations of evidence-based medicine: the role of experience and expert opinion
    Dennis R Wenger
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:S187-92. 2012
    ..Because current research provides little evidence to guide parents and their surgeon (when a choice exists), consumers generally seek what they believe to be the best available "expert opinion."..
  13. doi request reprint Intracapsular hip pressures in a porcine model: does position and volume matter?
    Harish S Hosalkar
    Department of Orthopedics, Rady Children s Hospital, San Diego, California 92123, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 20:278-83. 2011
    ..001). Extreme hip positions may be detrimental because of high pressures created within the joint, possibly explaining complications associated with some hip diagnostic and treatment methods...
  14. doi request reprint Principles of treating the sequelae of Perthes disease
    Dennis R Wenger
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rady Children s Hospital San Diego, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 42:365-72, vii. 2011
    ..The primary objective of management is to establish the exact cause of pain and address that cause specifically. This article outlines an approach to these patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Utility of three-dimensional and multiplanar reformatted computed tomography for evaluation of pediatric congenital spine abnormalities
    Peter O Newton
    Children s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego, The University of California, San Diego, California
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:844-50. 2002
    ..A retrospective radiographic review of 31 patients with congenital spine abnormalities who underwent conventional radiography and advanced imaging studies was conducted...
  16. doi request reprint Comparison of the calcaneo-cuboid-cuneiform osteotomies and the calcaneal lengthening osteotomy in the surgical treatment of symptomatic flexible flatfoot
    Luis Moraleda
    Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Spain
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:821-9. 2012
    ....
  17. doi request reprint A brief history of Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease
    Dennis R Wenger
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rady Children s Hospital San Diego and University of California San Diego, Children s Way, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:S130-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of our review will be to discuss the scientific communities' understanding of presentation, etiology, and treatment of LCP disease over time...
  18. ncbi request reprint Human hip dysplasia: evolution of current treatment concepts
    Dennis R Wenger
    Orthopedic Surgery Department, Children s Hospital San Diego, 3030 Children s Way, Suite 410, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Orthop Sci 8:264-71. 2003
    ..Surgical intervention during childhood or teenage years can alter the natural history of hip dysplasia and greatly improve hip-joint longevity...
  19. doi request reprint Advanced containment methods for Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease: results of triple pelvic osteotomy
    Dennis R Wenger
    Department of Orthopedics and Scoliosis, Rady Children s Hospital San Diego, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 30:749-57. 2010
    ..This paper presents the surgical method and results of triple pelvic osteotomy for containment treatment of LCP disease...
  20. doi request reprint Progressive genu valgum resulting from idiopathic lateral distal femoral physeal growth suppression in adolescents
    Alan L Zhang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:752-6. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, progressive genu valgum caused by disturbance of lateral distal femoral physeal growth has not been described...
  21. ncbi request reprint Value of the false-profile view to identify screw-tip position during treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis. A case report
    Scott E Van Valin
    Children s Hospital, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:643-8. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint Impingement and childhood hip disease
    Dennis R Wenger
    Children s Hospital San Diego, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 15:233-43. 2006
    ..Recognition and treatment of childhood impingement may prevent the evolution to early hip arthritis...
  23. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of anterior thoracoscopic spine surgery in children under 30 kilograms
    Sean D Early
    Children s Hospital, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2368-73. 2002
    ..This group was compared to two control groups: patients weighing over 30 kg (thoracoscopic) and patients under 30 kg (open)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Maintenance of sagittal plane alignment after surgical correction of spinal deformity in patients with cerebral palsy
    Ernest L Sink
    Children s Hospital, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1396-403. 2003
    ..A case series of patients with cerebral palsy treated for spinal deformity using Luque-Galveston instrumentation was retrospectively analyzed...
  25. ncbi request reprint The use of allografts for Pemberton osteotomies
    Dennis R Wenger
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:410-1; author reply 411. 2002
  26. ncbi request reprint A multicenter study of the outcomes of the surgical treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) outcome instrument
    Andrew A Merola
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2046-51. 2002
    ..A multicenter study of the outcomes of the surgical treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using the Scoliosis Research Society Questionnaire (SRS 24)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Developmental hip dysplasia and dislocation: Part II
    Stuart L Weinstein
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Instr Course Lect 53:531-42. 2004
    ..Other closed and open treatments are aimed at concentric reduction and prevention of residual subluxation and dysplasia. Early diagnosis and treatment lead to the best long-term results for these conditions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: etiology, anatomy, natural history, and bracing
    Stefan Parent
    Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Children s Hospital at San Diego, California, USA
    Instr Course Lect 54:529-36. 2005
    ..Bracing results are directly related to compliance with brace treatment; therefore, optimal results cannot be achieved without the patient's cooperation and family support...
  29. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical stability of bioabsorbable screws for fixation of acetabular osteotomies
    Mark J Adamczyk
    Akron Children s Hospital, Akron, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:314-8. 2007
    ..Confirmation of biocompatibility should be completed before widespread clinical application...
  30. ncbi request reprint Screw head impingement after in situ fixation in moderate and severe slipped capital femoral epiphysis
    Ryan C Goodwin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:319-25. 2007
    ..Alternative in situ fixation techniques (screw head resting lateral to the intertrochanteric line on the anteroposterior radiograph) may decrease the rate of screw head impingement in moderate and severe SCFEs...