Michelle A James

Summary

Affiliation: Shriners Hospitals for Children
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of the upper extremity in the child with tetraplegia
    Michelle A James
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, Davis, USA
    Hand Clin 18:529-33, viii. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of prostheses on function and quality of life for children with unilateral congenital below-the-elbow deficiency
    Michelle A James
    Shriners Hospital for Children, Northern California, 2425 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2356-65. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of the Medical Research Council muscle strength grading system in the upper extremity
    Michelle A James
    Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California and University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:154-6. 2007
  4. doi request reprint The occurrence of wrong-site surgery self-reported by candidates for certification by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Michelle A James
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Northern California, 2425 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:e2(1-12). 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint The association of radial deficiency with thumb hypoplasia
    Michelle A James
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Northern California, 2425 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:2196-205. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Posterior deltoid-to-triceps tendon transfer to restore active elbow extension in patients with tetraplegia
    Cale W Bonds
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 13:94-7. 2009
  7. pmc The prevalence, rate of progression, and treatment of elbow flexion contracture in children with brachial plexus birth palsy
    Lindsey C Sheffler
    School of Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:403-9. 2012
  8. pmc Biceps brachii long head overactivity associated with elbow flexion contracture in brachial plexus birth palsy
    Lindsey C Sheffler
    Shriners Hospital for Children, Northern California, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:289-97. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint The contralateral unimpaired arm as a control for upper extremity kinematic analysis in children with brachial plexus birth palsy
    Jonathan S Wang
    University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:709-11. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of pediatric outcomes data collection instrument scores and range of motion before and after shoulder tendon transfers for children with brachial plexus birth palsy
    Russell D Dedini
    School of Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:259-64. 2008

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of the upper extremity in the child with tetraplegia
    Michelle A James
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, Davis, USA
    Hand Clin 18:529-33, viii. 2002
    ..Children and adolescents with tetraplegia differ in many ways from adults with the disease. The dissimilarities that influence the outcome of surgical reconstruction of the upper extremity are the focus of this article...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of prostheses on function and quality of life for children with unilateral congenital below-the-elbow deficiency
    Michelle A James
    Shriners Hospital for Children, Northern California, 2425 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2356-65. 2006
    ..However, these children frequently abandon the prosthesis. There are no evidence-based guidelines regarding prescription of prostheses or standard methods for assessing use and function...
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of the Medical Research Council muscle strength grading system in the upper extremity
    Michelle A James
    Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California and University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:154-6. 2007
  4. doi request reprint The occurrence of wrong-site surgery self-reported by candidates for certification by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Michelle A James
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Northern California, 2425 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:e2(1-12). 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The association of radial deficiency with thumb hypoplasia
    Michelle A James
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Northern California, 2425 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:2196-205. 2004
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Posterior deltoid-to-triceps tendon transfer to restore active elbow extension in patients with tetraplegia
    Cale W Bonds
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 13:94-7. 2009
    ..The posterior deltoid-to-triceps tendon transfer was developed to restore active elbow extension; good functional results and high levels of patient satisfaction have been reported for this operation...
  7. pmc The prevalence, rate of progression, and treatment of elbow flexion contracture in children with brachial plexus birth palsy
    Lindsey C Sheffler
    School of Medicine, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 4610 X Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:403-9. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Biceps brachii long head overactivity associated with elbow flexion contracture in brachial plexus birth palsy
    Lindsey C Sheffler
    Shriners Hospital for Children, Northern California, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:289-97. 2012
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The contralateral unimpaired arm as a control for upper extremity kinematic analysis in children with brachial plexus birth palsy
    Jonathan S Wang
    University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:709-11. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare UE motion during activities of daily living in the contralateral unimpaired arm of subjects with brachial plexus birth palsy (BPBP) with an age-matched control population...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of pediatric outcomes data collection instrument scores and range of motion before and after shoulder tendon transfers for children with brachial plexus birth palsy
    Russell D Dedini
    School of Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:259-64. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to determine whether PODCI scores improve after ERTT, and whether this improvement correlates with improvement in ROM...
  11. doi request reprint Comparison of self-reports and parent proxy-reports of function and quality of life of children with below-the-elbow deficiency
    Lindsey C Sheffler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2852-9. 2009
    ..Factors influencing parent-child agreement in this population have yet to be determined...
  12. doi request reprint Madelung's deformity: diagnostic thresholds of radiographic measurements
    H Relton McCarroll
    Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 35:807-12. 2010
    ..This study investigated the threshold of 4 radiographic measurements that predict a diagnosis of Madelung's deformity by experienced hand surgeons...
  13. ncbi request reprint Very distal radial osteotomy for Madelung's deformity
    H Relton McCarroll
    Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 14:85-93. 2010
    ..Early results indicate the procedure provides relief of pain and improved appearance with few complications...
  14. doi request reprint Failure of differentiation: Part II (arthrogryposis, camptodactyly, clinodactyly, madelung deformity, trigger finger, and trigger thumb)
    Jennifer M Ty
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Nemours, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA
    Hand Clin 25:195-213. 2009
    ..We have included information about the history and diagnosis of these conditions, the cause (if known), and the current concepts of treatment and expected outcomes...
  15. doi request reprint Free vascularized fibular transfer with langenskiƶld procedure for the treatment of congenital pseudarthrosis of the forearm
    Andrea S Bauer
    Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 17:144-50. 2013
    ..In addition, we present the results of 5 patients who have undergone this combination of procedures for pseudarthrosis of the forearm at our institution. ..
  16. doi request reprint Evaluation of the box and blocks test, stereognosis and item banks of activity and upper extremity function in youths with brachial plexus birth palsy
    Mary Jane Mulcahey
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:S114-22. 2012
    ..Because of the void in instruments for children with brachial plexus birth palsy (BPBP) and the importance of having an UE and activity scale, we were interested in how well these items worked in this population...
  17. doi request reprint Abductor digit minimi opponensplasty: technique, modifications, and measurement of opposition
    Carolien P de Roode
    Shriner s Hospital for Children Northern California, Davis, CA, USA
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 14:51-3. 2010
    ..In our experience this operation reliably improves thumb opposition for children with this thumb deficiency...
  18. ncbi request reprint The Unilateral Below Elbow Test: a function test for children with unilateral congenital below elbow deficiency
    Anita M Bagley
    Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:569-75. 2006
    ..Method of Use scoring can evaluate individuals for directed therapy interventions or prosthetic training...
  19. doi request reprint Reconstruction of the type IIIA hypoplastic thumb
    Thomas J McDonald
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817 2201, USA
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 12:79-84. 2008
    ..Many techniques have been described for correction of the variety of deformities found in theses thumbs. The purpose of this article is to present our preferred technique for comprehensive reconstruction of type IIIA thumbs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Madelung's deformity: quantitative assessment of x-ray deformity
    H Relton McCarroll
    Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California, Sacramento, CA 94115, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 30:1211-20. 2005
    ..The reliability and reproducibility of the measurements is determined...
  21. ncbi request reprint Tendon transfers and releases for the forearm, wrist, and hand in spastic hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Carolien P de Roode
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 14:129-34. 2010
    ..This article will discuss the indications, preoperative evaluation, our preferred surgical technique, and postoperative protocol for the most commonly used tendon transfers in the upper extremity in spastic hemiplegia...
  22. doi request reprint Challenges of randomized controlled surgical trials
    Angela J Campbell
    Department of Orthopaedics, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Northern California, 2425 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 41:145-55. 2010
    ..RCTs are ethically grounded in clinical equipoise and may further reduce the potential for bias or other confounding factors by blinding. This article discusses the barriers to implementation of surgical RCTs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Upper extremity kinematics during functional activities: three-dimensional studies in a normal pediatric population
    Kyria Petuskey
    Motion Analysis Laboratory, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Northern California, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Gait Posture 25:573-9. 2007
    ..Regardless of their underlying condition, children with limited UE function and ADL performance can be studied using this protocol and compared with this age-matched normal population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Distraction lengthening of the ulna in children with radial longitudinal deficiency
    Brett M Peterson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:1402-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine retrospectively the outcomes of Ilizarov lengthening of the ulna in children with radial longitudinal deficiency...
  25. doi request reprint Posterior elbow capsulotomy with triceps lengthening for treatment of elbow extension contracture in children with arthrogryposis
    Ann van Heest
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota, 2450 Riverside Avenue, Suite 200, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1517-23. 2008
    ..We analyzed the outcomes of posterior elbow capsulotomy with triceps lengthening for the treatment of elbow extension contractures in a series of children with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita...
  26. ncbi request reprint Kinematic assessment of the upper extremity in brachial plexus birth palsy
    Teresa Mosqueda
    University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California 95817, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 24:695-9. 2004
    ..The authors conclude that UEMA can discriminate between children with BPBP and control subjects during selected ADLs, and suggest that UEMA can also be used to measure the effects of surgical interventions in children with BPBP...
  27. doi request reprint Disruption of the radial/ulnar axis:congenital longitudinal deficiencies
    Andrea S Bauer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California, Sacramento, CA and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University, Maywood, IL Electronic address
    J Hand Surg Am 38:2293-302; quiz 2302. 2013
    ..Surgical treatment of the wrist and forearm in radial longitudinal deficiency is controversial, as will be outlined in this review. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Regional techniques as an adjunct to general anesthesia for pediatric extremity and spine surgery
    Herman V DeVera
    Department of Anesthesiology, Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:801-4. 2006
    ..A prospective trial is recommended to establish the efficacy and safety of this practice...
  29. ncbi request reprint Assessment of children with brachial plexus birth palsy using the Pediatric Outcomes Data Collection Instrument
    G Russell Huffman
    Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California, 2425 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:400-4. 2005
    ....