Dennis R Wenger

Summary

Affiliation: Rady Children's Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Is there a role for acetabular dysplasia correction in an asymptomatic patient?
    Dennis R Wenger
    Rady Children s Hospital San Diego, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 33:S8-12. 2013
  2. 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
  3. pmc Ligamentum teres maintenance and transfer as a stabilizer in open reduction for pediatric hip dislocation: surgical technique and early clinical results
    Dennis R Wenger
    Rady Children s Hospital San Diego, 3030 Children s Way, Suite 410, San Diego, CA, 92123, USA
    J Child Orthop 2:177-85. 2008
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc 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
  10. 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

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Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Is there a role for acetabular dysplasia correction in an asymptomatic patient?
    Dennis R Wenger
    Rady Children s Hospital San Diego, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 33:S8-12. 2013
    ..The orthopaedic literature is clear regarding the need for corrective hip osteotomies in symptomatic children. Surgery to correct asymptomatic hip dysplasia remains controversial...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Ligamentum teres maintenance and transfer as a stabilizer in open reduction for pediatric hip dislocation: surgical technique and early clinical results
    Dennis R Wenger
    Rady Children s Hospital San Diego, 3030 Children s Way, Suite 410, San Diego, CA, 92123, USA
    J Child Orthop 2:177-85. 2008
    ..This study presents the surgical methods developed for ligament maintenance and transfer, and analyzes the early clinical and radiographic results in a study group...
  4. 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
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  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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."..
  8. 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...
  9. pmc 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Hip impingement in slipped capital femoral epiphysis: a changing perspective
    Harish S Hosalkar
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rady Children s Hospital San Diego and University of California San Diego, 3030 Children s Way, Suite 410, San Diego, CA 92103 USA
    J Child Orthop 6:161-72. 2012
    ..This results in a decreased range of hip motion as well as progressive labral damage and articular cartilage injury, which cause symptoms of FAI. All degrees of slips from mild to severe can develop impingement...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of the problematic hip in adolescent and young adult patients
    Perry L Schoenecker
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 19:275-86. 2011
    ..Restoration of more normal proximal femoral morphology results in marked improvement in functional outcome. Effective orthopaedic management requires an understanding of the mechanisms of hip disease as well as surgical expertise...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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
  21. 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
    ....
  22. pmc Unexplained fractures: child abuse or bone disease? A systematic review
    Nirav K Pandya
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:805-12. 2011
    ..Unexplained fractures are of particular concern to the orthopaedic surgeon, who must often consider alternative diagnoses to CAN...
  23. 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
    ....
  24. 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
  25. ncbi request reprint Developmental hip dysplasia and dislocation: Part I
    Stuart L Weinstein
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Instr Course Lect 53:523-30. 2004
    ..Ultrasonography, newborn screening, and radiographic evaluation are important diagnostic tools...
  26. 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...