Alvin H Crawford

Summary

Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Triplane and Tillaux fractures: is a 2 mm residual gap acceptable?
    Alvin H Crawford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:S69-73. 2012
  2. ncbi Scoliosis associated with neurofibromatosis
    Alvin H Crawford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital, 3333 Burnet Avenue, ML 2017, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 38:553-62, vii. 2007
  3. ncbi Neurofibromatosis update
    Alvin H Crawford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:413-23. 2006
  4. ncbi The immature spine in type-1 neurofibromatosis
    Alvin H Crawford
    Spine Center and Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, ML 2017, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:123-42. 2007
  5. doi In vivo dynamic compressive stresses in the disc annulus: a pilot study of bilateral differences due to hemiepiphyseal implant in a quadruped model
    Donita I Bylski-Austrow
    Department of Orthopaedics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E949-56. 2012
  6. doi Transient cortical blindness as a complication of posterior spinal surgery in a pediatric patient
    Senthil T Nathan
    Divisions of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 22:416-9. 2013
  7. doi All-pedicle screw versus hybrid instrumentation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis surgery: a comparative radiographical study with a minimum 2-Year follow-up
    Alvin H Crawford
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1199-208. 2013
  8. ncbi Spinal hemiepiphysiodesis decreases the size of vertebral growth plate hypertrophic zone and cells
    Donita I Bylski-Austrow
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:584-93. 2009
  9. ncbi Endoscopic mechanical spinal hemiepiphysiodesis modifies spine growth
    Eric J Wall
    Children s Hospital Medical Center and The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1148-53. 2005
  10. ncbi The use of conscious sedation for pain control during forearm fracture reduction in children: does race matter?
    Brian L VanderBeek
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:53-7. 2006

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Publications48

  1. doi Triplane and Tillaux fractures: is a 2 mm residual gap acceptable?
    Alvin H Crawford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:S69-73. 2012
    ..Because these fractures occur at the end of growth, they rarely result in growth arrest...
  2. ncbi Scoliosis associated with neurofibromatosis
    Alvin H Crawford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital, 3333 Burnet Avenue, ML 2017, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 38:553-62, vii. 2007
    ..They include spinal deformities, such as scoliosis or kyphosis, congenital tibial dysplasia with bowing and pseudarthrosis of the tibia, forearm, other bones, as well as overgrowth phenomenon of an extremity, and soft tissue tumors...
  3. ncbi Neurofibromatosis update
    Alvin H Crawford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:413-23. 2006
    ..4%; and plexiform neurofibromas, 25%. The orthopedic complications can be managed, but only rarely are they cured. Current developments in molecular genetics are exciting and give hope to more positive outcomes...
  4. ncbi The immature spine in type-1 neurofibromatosis
    Alvin H Crawford
    Spine Center and Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, ML 2017, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:123-42. 2007
  5. doi In vivo dynamic compressive stresses in the disc annulus: a pilot study of bilateral differences due to hemiepiphyseal implant in a quadruped model
    Donita I Bylski-Austrow
    Department of Orthopaedics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E949-56. 2012
    ..In vivo biomechanical study in quadruped model...
  6. doi Transient cortical blindness as a complication of posterior spinal surgery in a pediatric patient
    Senthil T Nathan
    Divisions of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 22:416-9. 2013
    ..We report an 11-year-old female patient with muscular dystrophy who underwent posterior spinal fusion and instrumentation under hypotensive anesthesia for scoliosis who developed transient cortical blindness. ..
  7. doi All-pedicle screw versus hybrid instrumentation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis surgery: a comparative radiographical study with a minimum 2-Year follow-up
    Alvin H Crawford
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1199-208. 2013
    ..Comparative analysis of 2 groups of patients who underwent surgical treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)...
  8. ncbi Spinal hemiepiphysiodesis decreases the size of vertebral growth plate hypertrophic zone and cells
    Donita I Bylski-Austrow
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:584-93. 2009
    ..The hypotheses were that the heights of the hypertrophic zone, hypertrophic cells, and disc would be decreased on the treated side of the treated level as compared with both an unstapled control level and the side opposite the staple...
  9. ncbi Endoscopic mechanical spinal hemiepiphysiodesis modifies spine growth
    Eric J Wall
    Children s Hospital Medical Center and The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1148-53. 2005
    ..An in vivo porcine model of progressive scoliosis as an inverse analog of a proposed method of early surgical treatment...
  10. ncbi The use of conscious sedation for pain control during forearm fracture reduction in children: does race matter?
    Brian L VanderBeek
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:53-7. 2006
    ..1678 in multivariate analysis). The authors found that the decision to use conscious sedation for pediatric forearm fractures was not influenced by race, but was influenced by certain fracture characteristics and patient age...
  11. doi Complications of titanium and stainless steel elastic nail fixation of pediatric femoral fractures
    Eric J Wall
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1305-13. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to compare the complications associated with the use of similarly designed titanium and stainless steel elastic nails for the fixation of pediatric femoral fractures...
  12. ncbi Early experiences with video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery: our first 70 cases
    Mohammed J Al-Sayyad
    Department of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1945-51; discussion 1952. 2004
    ..Prospective consecutive series...
  13. ncbi Does the presence of dystrophic features in patients with type 1 neurofibromatosis and spinal deformities increase the risk of surgery?
    Marios G Lykissas
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1595-601. 2013
    ..Retrospective chart and radiographical review...
  14. ncbi Experience with combined video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) anterior spinal release and posterior spinal fusion in Scheuermann's kyphosis
    Jose A Herrera-Soto
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2176-81. 2005
    ..Retrospective...
  15. doi Mid- to long-term outcomes in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis after instrumented posterior spinal fusion: a meta-analysis
    Marios G Lykissas
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E113-9. 2013
    ..Meta-analysis on mid- to long-term outcomes in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis after instrumented posterior spinal fusion...
  16. ncbi Spinal deformity associated with carbohydrate-deficient glycoprotein syndrome (Jaeken's syndrome): a report of three cases
    Charles T Mehlman
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio OH 45229 3039, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E132-5. 2003
    ..Case reports are presented...
  17. ncbi Effectiveness of spinal release and halo-femoral traction in the management of severe spinal deformity
    Charles T Mehlman
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 24:667-73. 2004
    ..The average final correction was 71%. Spinal release and halo-femoral traction offer a safe approach to the correction of severe spinal deformities before fusion...
  18. ncbi Anterior surgery in the thoracic and lumbar spine: endoscopic techniques in children
    Alvin H Crawford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Instr Course Lect 54:567-76. 2005
    ..The potential benefits of this procedure include diminished postoperative pain, decreased length of hospitalization, increased wound care, and early return to prehospital activities...
  19. doi Spondylolisthesis: intraobserver and interobserver reliability with regard to the measurement of slip percentage
    Mary E McCarty
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:755-9. 2009
    ..This study presents a defined method to calculate slip percentage that takes advantage of modern technology, is fast and simple to perform, and shows excellent intraobserver/interobserver reliability...
  20. ncbi Rib osteoblastoma as an incidental finding in a patient with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a case report
    Marios G Lykissas
    aDepartment of Pediatrics, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery bDepartment of Pediatrics, Division of Interventional Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 22:602-7. 2013
    ..In such a case, surgical management of osteoblastoma should not interfere with treatment of idiopathic scoliosis. ..
  21. doi Convergent and divergent dislocation of the pediatric elbow: two case reports and comprehensive review of literature
    Shital N Parikh
    aDivision of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio bDivision of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Orlando, Florida, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 23:158-67. 2014
    ..The patient showed full range of motion 1 year after closed reduction and casting and had no residual deformities or abnormalties. ..
  22. ncbi Buoyancy of synthetic cast and its implications to young patients
    Jose A Herrera-Soto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:366-8. 2005
    ..Enhanced buoyancy of synthetic casts may pose a potential danger to a small child when not properly supervised in water. The initial buoyant force may be too startling and may place them at a higher risk for near-drowning...
  23. doi Correction of spine deformity in patients with Melnick-needles syndrome: report of 2 cases and literature review
    Marios G Lykissas
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 33:170-4. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to describe 2 unique cases of MNS with long-term follow-up after instrumented posterior spinal fusion, multiple-level Ponte osteotomies, and pedicle subtraction osteotomies...
  24. ncbi Chronic atlantoaxial rotatory fixation with anterolisthesis: case report
    Shital N Parikh
    Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Trauma 57:392-5. 2004
  25. doi Idiopathic chondrolysis of the hip in children: early MRI findings
    Tal Laor
    Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:526-31. 2009
    ..The objective of our study was to identify the early MRI findings characteristic of idiopathic chondrolysis of the hip in children...
  26. pmc Ponseti method compared with soft-tissue release for the management of clubfoot: A meta-analysis study
    Marios G Lykissas
    Marios G Lykissas, Alvin H Crawford, Emily A Eismann, Junichi Tamai, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, United States
    World J Orthop 4:144-53. 2013
    ..To compare the functional outcomes of patients who underwent open surgery vs Ponseti method for the management of idiopathic clubfoot and to determine whether correlations exist between functional outcome and radiographic measurements...
  27. ncbi Perfused, pulseless, and puzzling: a systematic review of vascular injuries in pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures and results of a POSNA questionnaire
    Lydia White
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Medical Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 30:328-35. 2010
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  28. doi C-1 lateral mass screw fixation in children with atlantoaxial instability: case series and technical report
    Rasesh Desai
    Division of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 23:474-9. 2010
    ..Retrospective cohort study...
  29. ncbi Legg-Calve-Perthes disease and thrombophilia
    Vinod V Balasa
    Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, Hematology Oncology Division, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:2642-7. 2004
    ..We prospectively studied the association between Legg-Calve-Perthes disease and coagulation abnormalities by comparing seventy-two children who had the disease with 197 healthy controls...
  30. ncbi Postlaminectomy kyphosis in an achondroplastic adolescent treated for spinal stenosis
    Steven S Agabegi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Orthopedics 31:168. 2008
    ..We present this case and a review of the literature on spinal stenosis in achondroplasia and the complication of post-laminectomy kyphosis...
  31. ncbi Ossifying subperiosteal hematoma associated with neurofibromatosis type 1. Diagnostic hesitation: a case report and literature review
    Jose A Herrera-Soto
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 14:51-4. 2005
    ..The availability of an MRI and centers experience with the disease supported our delay in aggressive treatment of this expanding inflammatory mass...
  32. ncbi Popliteal pterygium syndrome: implications for orthopaedic management
    Shital N Parikh
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 13:197-201. 2004
    ..The popliteal web is typically the most difficult orthopaedic problem. The purpose of this report is to discuss the orthopaedic management of popliteal pterygium in eight patients...
  33. ncbi Use of a picture archiving and communications system (PACS) and computed plain radiography in preoperative planning
    Shital N Parikh
    Department of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 33:62-4, 57. 2004
  34. ncbi Orthopaedic implications in the management of pediatric vertebral and spinal cord tumors: a retrospective review
    Shital N Parikh
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2390-6. 2003
    ..Retrospective review of pediatric patients with vertebral and spinal cord tumors...
  35. ncbi Epiphyseal stapling and recombinant human growth hormone for correction of genu valgum in children with chronic renal insufficiency
    Abiodun A Omoloja
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 23:639-42. 2003
    ..The authors conclude that children with CRI, growth retardation, and moderate GV benefit from the simultaneous use of rhGH and knee stapling for correction of GV, thus avoiding osteotomies...
  36. ncbi Strategic directions: the scoliosis research society initiatives for change
    Alvin H Crawford
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1960-4. 2002
  37. ncbi It is what it is
    Alvin H Crawford
    Department of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Building C, MLC 2017, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:2331-4. 2004
  38. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of infantile torticollis
    Shital N Parikh
    Dept of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Orthopedics 27:509-15. 2004
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging did not alter treatment of group 2. Findings of compartment syndrome of sternocleidomastoid were inconsistent. Magnetic resonance imaging is not recommended for asymptomatic patients with infantile torticollis...
  39. ncbi Neonatal kyphectomy in the patient with myelomeningocele
    Alvin H Crawford
    Department of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:260-6. 2003
    ..A retrospective cohort study was used to investigate a group of neonates with myelomeningocele who had a kyphectomy performed in conjunction with dural sac closure during the first few days of life...
  40. ncbi Reduction versus remodeling in pediatric distal forearm fractures: a preliminary cost analysis
    Twee T Do
    Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 12:109-15. 2003
    ..None of our patients had significant clinical deformities or residual functional deficits...
  41. ncbi Role of "Bovie" in spinal surgery: historical and analytical perspective
    Kush Kumar
    Department of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1000-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study is to project the authors' concept that the use of Bovie dissection in spinal surgery does not increase the chances of postoperative wound infection...
  42. ncbi Osteogenic sarcoma of the rib: a case presentation and literature review
    John Deitch
    University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E74-7. 2003
    ..A case report is presented...
  43. ncbi Position of the aorta relative to the spine in idiopathic scoliosis
    Alvin H Crawford
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:429; author reply 429-30. 2004
  44. ncbi The use of multiple anchors for the treatment of idiopathic scoliosis
    Jose A Herrera-Soto
    Pediatric Orthopedic Fellowship, Orlando Regional Healthcare, Orlando, FL, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E517-22. 2007
    ..Retrospective study...
  45. pmc The use of anterolateral bowing of the lower leg in the diagnostic criteria for neurofibromatosis type 1
    David A Stevenson
    Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Genet Med 9:409-12. 2007
    ..Clarification of this diagnostic criterion is important for the clinician and for research protocols. Appropriate interpretation will improve understanding of the natural history and pathophysiology of neurofibromatosis type 1...
  46. ncbi Occipito-atlanto-axial dissociation in a child with preservation of life: a case report and review of the literature
    Jared P Salinsky
    Parkway Regional Medical Center, North Miami Beach, FL, USA
    Pediatr Neurosurg 43:137-41. 2007
    ..The mechanism is alluded to but poorly understood. The literature review highlights the difficulty in confirming dislocation and subluxation based on the metrics of anatomic landmarks...
  47. ncbi Comparison between Salter's innominate osteotomy and augmented acetabuloplasty in the treatment of patients with severe Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease. Analysis of 90 hips with special reference to roentgenographic sphericity and coverage of the femoral head
    Sergio S Kuwajima
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Pediatr Orthop B 11:15-28. 2002
    ..The delta% between final and immediate postoperative CE angle was greater in those hips with good Mose rating...
  48. ncbi Non-adjacent spondylolisthesis in ehlers-danlos syndrome
    Ahmad Nematbakhsh
    Bicounty Community Hospital, Warren, Michigan, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 13:336-9. 2004
    ..There are no other reported cases of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome associated with non-adjacent spondylolisthesis. A review of the pathophysiology of the disease reveals possible mechanisms for this spinal abnormality...