Arabella I Leet

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fibrous dysplasia in the spine: prevalence of lesions and association with scoliosis
    Arabella I Leet
    Department of Orthopaedics, John Hopkins Medicine, 601 North Caroline Street, Room 5255, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:531-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Delayed treatment of type 3 supracondylar humerus fractures in children
    Arabella I Leet
    Department of Orthopedics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:203-7. 2002
  3. pmc Treatment of femur fractures in children with cerebral palsy
    Arabella I Leet
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 601 North Caroline Street 5232, Baltimore, MD, 21287 0882, USA
    J Child Orthop 3:253-8. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Fractures in children with cerebral palsy
    Arabella I Leet
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, 301 Broadway, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:624-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Femoral head resection for painful hip subluxation in cerebral palsy: Is valgus osteotomy in conjunction with femoral head resection preferable to proximal femoral head resection and traction?
    Arabella I Leet
    Johns Hopkins Hospital and Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:70-3. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The correlation of specific orthopaedic features of polyostotic fibrous dysplasia with functional outcome scores in children
    Arabella I Leet
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:818-23. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of femoral fractures in obese children: does excessive body weight increase the rate of complications?
    Arabella I Leet
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, 601 North Caroline Street, Room 5255, Baltimore, MD 21287 0882, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2609-13. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Onset, progression, and plateau of skeletal lesions in fibrous dysplasia and the relationship to functional outcome
    Elizabeth S Hart
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 22:1468-74. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint An instrument to measure skeletal burden and predict functional outcome in fibrous dysplasia of bone
    Michael T Collins
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:219-26. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Enhanced biomechanical stiffness with large pins in the operative treatment of pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures
    Uma Srikumaran
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:201-5. 2012

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Fibrous dysplasia in the spine: prevalence of lesions and association with scoliosis
    Arabella I Leet
    Department of Orthopaedics, John Hopkins Medicine, 601 North Caroline Street, Room 5255, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:531-7. 2004
    ..By examining bone scans of a relatively large cohort of patients with these disorders, we sought to determine the prevalence of spinal involvement and any association with scoliosis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Delayed treatment of type 3 supracondylar humerus fractures in children
    Arabella I Leet
    Department of Orthopedics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:203-7. 2002
    ....
  3. pmc Treatment of femur fractures in children with cerebral palsy
    Arabella I Leet
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 601 North Caroline Street 5232, Baltimore, MD, 21287 0882, USA
    J Child Orthop 3:253-8. 2009
    ..The treatment of femur fractures in children with cerebral palsy may need to be tailored to address the management of spastic muscle tone and multiple medical co-morbidities...
  4. ncbi request reprint Fractures in children with cerebral palsy
    Arabella I Leet
    Kennedy Krieger Institute, 301 Broadway, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:624-7. 2006
    ..We studied the fracture history in a large population of patients with cerebral palsy to determine which children were at the highest risk for fracture...
  5. ncbi request reprint Femoral head resection for painful hip subluxation in cerebral palsy: Is valgus osteotomy in conjunction with femoral head resection preferable to proximal femoral head resection and traction?
    Arabella I Leet
    Johns Hopkins Hospital and Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:70-3. 2005
    ..The telephone survey showed that both groups had increased sitting tolerance and decreased pain, and both showed overall satisfaction with the surgical outcome...
  6. ncbi request reprint The correlation of specific orthopaedic features of polyostotic fibrous dysplasia with functional outcome scores in children
    Arabella I Leet
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:818-23. 2006
    ..Data from bone scans, skeletal surveys, and records were correlated with the Pediatric Outcomes Data Collection Instrument scales to examine whether any specific facet of orthopaedic involvement could be related to functional abilities...
  7. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of femoral fractures in obese children: does excessive body weight increase the rate of complications?
    Arabella I Leet
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, 601 North Caroline Street, Room 5255, Baltimore, MD 21287 0882, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2609-13. 2005
    ..In light of the increasing rate of obesity among children in the United States, this study examines whether obese children have an increased rate of complications following surgical treatment of femoral shaft fractures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Onset, progression, and plateau of skeletal lesions in fibrous dysplasia and the relationship to functional outcome
    Elizabeth S Hart
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 22:1468-74. 2007
    ..These findings have implications for prognosis and determining the timing and type of therapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint An instrument to measure skeletal burden and predict functional outcome in fibrous dysplasia of bone
    Michael T Collins
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:219-26. 2005
    ..Childhood scores predict adult ambulatory status, and scores were unaffected when bone markers decreased with bisphosphonate treatment or aging...
  10. doi request reprint Enhanced biomechanical stiffness with large pins in the operative treatment of pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures
    Uma Srikumaran
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:201-5. 2012
    ..However, little attention has been paid to pin size. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the stability of large (2.8 mm or 0.110 inch) and small (1.6 mm or 0.062 inch) pin constructs in 6 configurations...
  11. doi request reprint Implant-related fractures in children: a 15-year review
    Amit Jain
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:547-52. 2012
    ..To our knowledge, there are no comprehensive clinical studies of implant-related fractures in children. Our goal was to identify the incidence, skeletal location, and associated diagnoses of implant-related fractures...
  12. doi request reprint Spica casting for pediatric femoral fractures: a prospective, randomized controlled study of single-leg versus double-leg spica casts
    Dirk Leu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University Johns Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, A665, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:1259-64. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that such patients can be effectively treated with single-leg spica casting and that such treatment would result in easier care and better patient function during treatment...
  13. doi request reprint Spinal muscular atrophy: manifestations and management
    Addisu Mesfin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 20:393-401. 2012
    ..Hip subluxations and dislocations are best treated nonsurgically if the patient reports no pain because a high rate of recurrent dislocation has been reported with surgical intervention...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pedicle and spinal canal parameters of the lower thoracic and lumbar vertebrae in the achondroplast population
    Umasuthan Srikumaran
    Departments of Orthopaedics Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2423-31. 2007
    ..Retrospective morphometric population study...
  15. doi request reprint Pin size influences sagittal alignment in percutaneously pinned pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures
    Umasuthan Srikumaran
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 30:792-8. 2010
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Fracture incidence in polyostotic fibrous dysplasia and the McCune-Albright syndrome
    Arabella I Leet
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4320, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 19:571-7. 2004
    ..Phosphaturia is associated with an earlier incidence and increased frequency of fractures...
  17. ncbi request reprint Identification of tendon stem/progenitor cells and the role of the extracellular matrix in their niche
    Yanming Bi
    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, US National Institutes of Health, 30 Convent Dr 30 225 MSC 4320, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Nat Med 13:1219-27. 2007
    ..Our results, while offering new insights into the biology of tendon cells, may assist in future strategies to treat tendon diseases...
  18. doi request reprint Patterns of pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures
    Michael S Bahk
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:493-9. 2008
    ..The purposes of our study were (1) to identify and describe fracture characteristics with unique properties and (2) to propose a fracture classification system that can be reproduced reliably...
  19. doi request reprint Effects of obesity on pediatric fracture care and management
    Meredith A Lazar-Antman
    Pediatrics Division, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Winthrop University Hospital 222 Station Plaza North, Suite 305, Mineola, NY 11501, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:855-61. 2012
    ..Fracture prevention strategies in obese pediatric patients consist of ensuring properly sized safety gear for both motor vehicles and sporting activities and implementing structured weight-loss programs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Postoperative gastric rupture in children with cerebral palsy
    Bradley C Register
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:280-2. 2005
    ..Since the only cure for gastric rupture is prompt surgical attention, orthopaedists should consider gastric rupture in the differential diagnosis of a postsurgical CP patient who becomes acutely unstable...
  21. ncbi request reprint Genu varum in achondroplasia
    Michael C Ain
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:375-9. 2006
    ..We conclude that fibular overgrowth does not correlate with the severity of genu varum...
  22. pmc Surgical blood loss during femoral rodding in children with osteogenesis imperfecta
    Carmen P Pichard
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 601 North Caroline Street 5232, Baltimore, MD, 21287 0882, USA
    J Child Orthop 3:301-5. 2009
    ..By reviewing the operative blood loss in OI patients undergoing femoral osteotomies and rodding, we hoped to identify risk factors for excessive bleeding...
  23. pmc Does obesity affect fracture healing in children?
    Rushyuan J Lee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:1208-13. 2013
    ..Obesity's influence on circulating hormones and cytokines and bone mineralization ultimately influences the body's osteogenic response and bone mineralization, potentially increasing the risk of fracture and impacting fracture healing...
  24. pmc Current approach to fibrous dysplasia of bone and McCune-Albright syndrome
    Arabella I Leet
    Division of Pediatric Orthopedics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Child Orthop 1:3-17. 2007
    ..Efforts should be made for the initiation of international collaborative studies to better define optimal surgical approaches to the treatment of this challenging disease...
  25. ncbi request reprint Circulating connective tissue precursors: extreme rarity in humans and chondrogenic potential in guinea pigs
    Sergei A Kuznetsov
    Craniofacial Research and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 4370, USA
    Stem Cells 25:1830-9. 2007
    ..Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest is found at the end of this article...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cervical spinal stenosis in metatropic dysplasia
    Arabella I Leet
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:347-52. 2006
    ..Despite the challenges provided by this patient population, the chance to halt or reverse neurological dysfunction and improve deformity necessitates prompt surgical intervention...
  27. ncbi request reprint Lateral humeral condyle fractures in children: a comparison of two approaches to treatment
    Franck Launay
    Children s Timone Hospital, Marseilles, France
    J Pediatr Orthop 24:385-91. 2004
    ..If patients are likely to be noncompliant with treatment, the wires should be buried under the skin to avoid the risk of infection, but this procedure necessitates a second surgery for removal of fixation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Medial condyle fractures of the humerus in children
    Arabella I Leet
    Orthopedic Hospital, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:2-7. 2002
    ..Management of this rare fracture must include adequate stabilization of the fracture and immobilization until there is radiographic evidence of healing...