John M Flynn

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Growing-rod graduates: lessons learned from ninety-nine patients who completed lengthening
    John M Flynn
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Wood Building, Philadelphia, PA 19104 E mail address for J M Flynn
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1745-50. 2013
  2. pmc Improving safety in spinal deformity surgery: advances in navigation and neurologic monitoring
    John M Flynn
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Richard D Wood Center, 2nd Floor, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Eur Spine J 22:S131-7. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of titanium elastic nails with traction and a spica cast to treat femoral fractures in children
    John M Flynn
    Division of Orthopaedics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:770-7. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Eleven years experience in the operative management of pediatric forearm fractures
    John M Flynn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 30:313-9. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee
    John M Flynn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 24:434-43. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Objective evaluation of knee laxity in children
    J M Flynn
    duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 20:259-63. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevention of sports injuries in children
    John M Flynn
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and the Sports Medicine and Performance Center at The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 14:719-22. 2002
  8. pmc Radiographic classification of complications of instrumentation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    John M Flynn
    Division of Orthopaedics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:665-9. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of progression of scoliosis after decompression of an Arnold Chiari I malformation
    John M Flynn
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:286-92. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Titanium elastic nails for pediatric femur fractures: a multicenter study of early results with analysis of complications
    J M Flynn
    Division of Orthopaedics, The Children s Hospitals of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 21:4-8. 2001

Detail Information

Publications73

  1. doi request reprint Growing-rod graduates: lessons learned from ninety-nine patients who completed lengthening
    John M Flynn
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Wood Building, Philadelphia, PA 19104 E mail address for J M Flynn
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:1745-50. 2013
    ..Growing-rod spinal instrumentation systems are a valuable tool for managing severe early-onset scoliosis. There is little information about the end point of treatment...
  2. pmc Improving safety in spinal deformity surgery: advances in navigation and neurologic monitoring
    John M Flynn
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Richard D Wood Center, 2nd Floor, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Eur Spine J 22:S131-7. 2013
    ..The advent of new surgical techniques, particularly thoracic pedicle screws and spinal osteotomies, allow more aggressive deformity correction, and require an increased focus on safety...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of titanium elastic nails with traction and a spica cast to treat femoral fractures in children
    John M Flynn
    Division of Orthopaedics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:770-7. 2004
    ..This prospective cohort study was designed to evaluate these two methods of treatment, with a specific focus on the first year after injury, the period when the treatment method should have the greatest impact...
  4. doi request reprint Eleven years experience in the operative management of pediatric forearm fractures
    John M Flynn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 30:313-9. 2010
    ..There has been a trend toward operative management of pediatric diaphyseal forearm fractures (DFFx). We studied our experience with surgical management of these injuries to assess indications, frequency, outcome, and complications...
  5. ncbi request reprint Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee
    John M Flynn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 24:434-43. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Objective evaluation of knee laxity in children
    J M Flynn
    duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 20:259-63. 2000
    ..We found that knee laxity, determined by measuring the millimeters of tibial translation using the KT 1000 arthrometer, was significantly greater in younger children...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevention of sports injuries in children
    John M Flynn
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and the Sports Medicine and Performance Center at The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 14:719-22. 2002
    ..Increased attention has also been directed toward specific injuries and injury rates in the female athlete. Specific training for the female pediatric athlete may have a preventive effect in halting the rising injury rates...
  8. pmc Radiographic classification of complications of instrumentation in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    John M Flynn
    Division of Orthopaedics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:665-9. 2010
    ..We propose a new radiographic system of adverse hardware-related events for patients with Type 1 adolescent idiopathic scoliosis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Predictors of progression of scoliosis after decompression of an Arnold Chiari I malformation
    John M Flynn
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:286-92. 2004
    ..Retrospective study of patients with scoliosis and an Arnold Chiari I malformation requiring operative management...
  10. ncbi request reprint Titanium elastic nails for pediatric femur fractures: a multicenter study of early results with analysis of complications
    J M Flynn
    Division of Orthopaedics, The Children s Hospitals of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 21:4-8. 2001
    ..As indications, implantation technique, and aftercare are refined, TENs may prove to be the ideal implant to stabilize many pediatric femur fractures, avoiding the prolonged immobilization and complications of traction and spica casting...
  11. doi request reprint The treatment of low-energy femoral shaft fractures: a prospective study comparing the "walking spica" with the traditional spica cast
    John M Flynn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:2196-202. 2011
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Acute traumatic compartment syndrome of the leg in children: diagnosis and outcome
    John M Flynn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Richard D Wood Center, 2nd Floor, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:937-41. 2011
    ..We studied the cause, diagnosis, treatment, and outcome of acute traumatic compartment syndrome of the leg in children...
  13. doi request reprint Building consensus: development of a Best Practice Guideline (BPG) for surgical site infection (SSI) prevention in high-risk pediatric spine surgery
    Michael G Vitale
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 33:471-8. 2013
    ..The ultimate goal of this initiative is to decrease the wide variability in SSI prevention strategies in this area, ultimately leading to improved patient outcomes and reduced health care costs...
  14. doi request reprint Do oblique views add value in the diagnosis of spondylolysis in adolescents?
    Nicholas A Beck
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:e65. 2013
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine the diagnostic value of oblique views in the diagnosis of spondylolysis...
  15. doi request reprint Spinal deformity correction in Marfan syndrome versus adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: learning from the differences
    Joseph P Gjolaj
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1558-65. 2012
    ..Retrospective case control study...
  16. doi request reprint The association of patient characteristics and spinal curve parameters with Lenke classification types
    Paul D Sponseller
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1138-41. 2012
    ..Retrospective review...
  17. ncbi request reprint Management of pediatric femoral shaft fractures
    John M Flynn
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2nd Floor Wood Building, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 12:347-59. 2004
    ..Risks of surgical management include refracture after external fixator or plate removal, osteonecrosis after rigid antegrade intramedullary nail fixation, and soft-tissue irritation caused by the ends of flexible nails...
  18. ncbi request reprint The use of postoperative subcutaneous closed suction drainage after posterior spinal fusion in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis
    John Blank
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cooper Hospital, Camden, NJ, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 16:508-12. 2003
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  19. pmc Variability of expert opinion in treatment of early-onset scoliosis
    Michael G Vitale
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University, Morgan Stanley Children s Hospital of New York Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center, 3959 Broadway 800 North, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:1317-22. 2011
    ..There has been rapid expansion of treatment options for children with early-onset scoliosis, including casting, growth rods, the vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib, and anterior vertebral stapling...
  20. doi request reprint What's the evidence? Systematic literature review of risk factors and preventive strategies for surgical site infection following pediatric spine surgery
    Michael P Glotzbecker
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 33:479-87. 2013
    ..We performed a systematic review of the literature, determining the level of evidence for risk factors for SSIs and prevention practices to reduce SSIs following pediatric spine surgery...
  21. doi request reprint Return to competitive sports after medial epicondyle fractures in adolescent athletes: results of operative and nonoperative treatment
    J Todd R Lawrence
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Wood Building, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Am J Sports Med 41:1152-7. 2013
    ..The optimal treatment of medial epicondyle fractures in pediatric athletes remains unclear...
  22. doi request reprint Evaluating the extent of clinical uncertainty among treatment options for patients with early-onset scoliosis
    Jacqueline Corona
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, 701 North First Street, Room D220, Springfield, IL 62702, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:e67. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate areas of clinical uncertainty among pediatric spine surgeons regarding the treatment of early-onset scoliosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Exercise and children's health
    Julia E Lou
    Sports Medicine and Performance Center, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 1:349-53. 2002
    ..It also reviews the epidemiology and treatment of injuries in young athletes, including preventative measures...
  24. ncbi request reprint Osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum: Arthroscopic-assisted treatment of large, full-thickness defects in young patients
    Stephan G Pill
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arthroscopy 19:222-5. 2003
    ..The arthroscopic camera allows the surgeon to view difficult-to-see areas, and photographs can be taken throughout the procedure for documentation...
  25. doi request reprint Adjunctive Vancomycin Powder in Pediatric Spine Surgery is Safe
    Itai Gans
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA and The Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1703-7. 2013
    ..Therapeutic level II cohort study...
  26. doi request reprint Mortality and life-threatening events after vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib surgery in children with hypoplastic chest wall deformity
    Randal R Betz
    Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:850-3. 2008
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of hip dysplasia in cerebral palsy
    David A Spiegel
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2nd Floor Wood Building, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Orthop Clin North Am 37:185-96, vi. 2006
    ..Salvage procedures are recommended to treat chronic pain caused by established subluxation or dislocation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Factors distinguishing septic arthritis from transient synovitis of the hip in children. A prospective study
    Michelle S Caird
    Division of Orthopaedics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:1251-7. 2006
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Fixation of length-stable femoral shaft fractures in heavier children: flexible nails vs rigid locked nails
    Matthew R Garner
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:11-6. 2011
    ..Our goal was to compare TEN with RLN in length-stable diaphyseal femur fractures in heavier children and adolescents (47 to 85 kg) using weight-matched cohorts...
  30. ncbi request reprint External fixation of high-energy tibia fractures
    Stuart H Myers
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:537-9. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint The surgical management of pediatric fractures of the lower extremity
    John M Flynn
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Instr Course Lect 52:647-59. 2003
    ..Certain technical advances, such as the use of flexible intramedullary fixation and bioreabsorbable implants, have further increased enthusiasm for surgical management of pediatric fractures of the lower extremity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Role of magnetic resonance imaging and clinical criteria in predicting successful nonoperative treatment of osteochondritis dissecans in children
    Stephan G Pill
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 23:102-8. 2003
    ..Although no single factor was uniformly predictive of successful nonoperative treatment, younger, skeletally immature patients with no MRI criteria of instability were most amenable to nonoperative treatment...
  33. doi request reprint Surgical site infection following spinal instrumentation for scoliosis: a multicenter analysis of rates, risk factors, and pathogens
    W G Stuart Mackenzie
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, 3959 Broadway, Suite 8 North, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:800-6, S1-2. 2013
    ..However, we are aware of no recent multicenter study describing the rates of surgical site infection, and associated pathogens, among patients with different etiologies for scoliosis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Multiple epiphyseal separations in a child with scurvy and cerebral palsy
    Harish S Hosalkar
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 34:295-8. 2005
  35. ncbi request reprint Loss of pin fixation in displaced supracondylar humeral fractures in children: causes and prevention
    Wudbhav N Sankar
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Wood Building, 2nd Floor, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:713-7. 2007
    ..The purposes of the present study were to identify the causes leading to loss of fixation after pin fixation and to present methods for prevention...
  36. doi request reprint Computed tomography-guided navigation of thoracic pedicle screws for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis results in more accurate placement and less screw removal
    Ejovi Ughwanogho
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E473-8. 2012
    ..Retrospective study of computed tomography-guided navigation (CTGN) of thoracic pedicle screw placement in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Titanium elastic nails for pediatric femur fractures: lessons from the learning curve
    John M Flynn
    Division of Orthopedics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 31:71-4. 2002
    ..Very proximal fractures may be more challenging; unstable fractures and fractures in larger, older children are best managed with a short period of adjunctive immobilization...
  38. ncbi request reprint Pediatric forearm fractures: decision making, surgical techniques, and complications
    John M Flynn
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Division of Orthopaedics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Instr Course Lect 51:355-60. 2002
  39. doi request reprint Vancomycin prophylaxis of surgical site infection in clean orthopedic surgery
    Wajdi W Kanj
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Orthopedics 36:138-46. 2013
    ..The authors recommend the use of local antibiotics when possible in clean orthopedic surgery...
  40. ncbi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament injuries in skeletally immature patients
    Douglas R Johnston
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, 34th and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Orthopedics 25:864-71; quiz 872-3. 2002
  41. doi request reprint The development of acetabular retroversion in children with Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease
    Wudbhav N Sankar
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:440-3. 2008
    ..Our purpose was to study the development of acetabular retroversion in children with LCPD and perhaps draw conclusions regarding cause and effect...
  42. ncbi request reprint The surgical management of pediatric fractures of the upper extremity
    John M Flynn
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Instr Course Lect 52:635-45. 2003
    ..Certain technical advances, such as flexible intramedullary fixation and bioreabsorbable implants, have further increased enthusiasm for surgical management of pediatric fractures...
  43. ncbi request reprint Successful management of concommitant blunt injury to the trachea, esophagus, and cervical spine in a 6-year-old girl
    Oscar D Guillamondegui
    Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 39:1130-2. 2004
    ..A cervical spinal injury was fixated with halo traction and a femur fracture with internal fixation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Lateral-entry pin fixation in the management of supracondylar fractures in children
    David L Skaggs
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Mailstop 69, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:702-7. 2004
    ..Previous clinical studies have suggested that lateral pins provide sufficient fixation of unstable supracondylar fractures. However, these studies were retrospective and subject to patient-selection bias...
  45. doi request reprint The 50 most cited articles in pediatric orthopedic surgery
    Keith D Baldwin
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 21:463-8. 2012
    ..The level of evidence for highly cited papers was low. Although many of these articles were written by the great thinkers of our field, a need exists for more rigorous methodology...
  46. doi request reprint Evidence-based medicine: management of pediatric forearm fractures
    Corinna C Franklin
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:S131-4. 2012
    ....
  47. doi request reprint More experienced surgeons less likely to fuse: a focus group review of 315 hypothetical EOS cases
    Brendan A Williams
    Department of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 33:68-74. 2013
    ..In an attempt to better understand possible determinants of this variability, we examined the relationship between socioclinical attributes of 11 participating surgeons and decision making regarding the treatment of EOS...
  48. ncbi request reprint Torticollis in an infant caused by hereditary muscle aplasia
    Samuel B Adams
    Division of Orthopaedics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 32:556-8. 2003
    ..Electromyography and cross-sectional imaging were valuable in making the diagnosis. We believe this is the first reported case of hereditary unilateral muscle aplasia presenting as torticollis in an infant...
  49. doi request reprint Both bone forearm fractures in children and adolescents, which fixation strategy is superior - plates or nails? A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
    Keith Baldwin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA and Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
    J Orthop Trauma 28:e8-e14. 2014
    ..To determine which method of operative fixation, plate and screw, or intramedullary nails (IMN) fixation is superior for pediatric both bone forearm fractures (BBFF)...
  50. doi request reprint Surgeon practices regarding infection prevention for pediatric spinal surgery
    Michael P Glotzbecker
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA Morgan Stanley Children s Hospital of New York, Manhattan, NY Intermountain Orthopaedics Idaho, Boise, ID Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
    J Pediatr Orthop 33:694-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to understand approaches used by pediatric spinal surgeons with regard to infection prevention...
  51. doi request reprint The prevalence of defensive orthopaedic imaging: a prospective practice audit in Pennsylvania
    Robert A Miller
    Division of Orthopaedics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2nd Floor Wood Building, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:e18. 2012
    ..Estimates of its prevalence and its contribution to the cost of defensive practices have varied widely. To date, there has been no prospective evaluation of the use of defensive medicine for musculoskeletal conditions...
  52. doi request reprint Imaging modalities for low back pain in children: a review of spondyloysis and undiagnosed mechanical back pain
    Robert Miller
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 33:282-8. 2013
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Abduction bracing for residual acetabular dysplasia in infantile DDH
    Itai Gans
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
    J Pediatr Orthop 33:714-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of part-time abduction bracing in treating residual acetabular dysplasia by comparing a cohort of braced infants with a cohort of unbraced infants...
  54. doi request reprint Predictors for secondary procedures in walking DDH
    Purushottam A Gholve
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 32:282-9. 2012
    ..In this study, we identify predictors for secondary procedures after open reduction of the hip in walking children with DDH...
  55. doi request reprint Clinical indications for repeat MRI in children with acute hematogenous osteomyelitis
    Paul Maxwell Courtney
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 30:883-7. 2010
    ..Do these serial MRI studies have a role in the management of AHO? We examine several clinical indications for ordering a repeat MRI and whether the imaging study resulted in a change in management...
  56. ncbi request reprint 13-year-old with back and shoulder pain
    Harish S Hosalkar
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Case Rev 3:189-93. 2003
  57. ncbi request reprint Torticollis in children: can dynamic computed tomography help determine severity and treatment
    Kevin J McGuire
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:766-70. 2002
    ..Using this grouping system, the authors found that patients with a higher stage had an increase in the mean duration of symptoms and intensity of treatment...
  58. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the test characteristics of C-reactive protein for septic arthritis in children
    Matthew J Levine
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The George Washington University, 1616 19th Street NW 1, Washington, DC 20009, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 23:373-7. 2003
    ..CRP is a better negative predictor than a positive predictor of disease. Indeed, if the CRP is <1.0 mg/dL, the probability that the patient does not have septic arthritis is 87%...
  59. ncbi request reprint Role of magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of pediatric cervical spine injuries
    John M Flynn
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryChildren s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:573-7. 2002
    ..MRI confirmed the plain radiography diagnosis in 66% of children and altered the diagnosis in 34%. MRI is valuable in the evaluation of potential CSI, especially in obtunded children or children with equivocal plain radiographs...
  60. pmc Streamlining the evaluation of low back pain in children
    Joshua D Auerbach
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Pennsylvania, 2 Silverstein, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:1971-7. 2008
    ..For patients with nonneurologic back pain of less than 6 weeks duration, bone scan is the most useful screening test because it is accurate, accessible, inexpensive, and unlikely to require sedation...
  61. doi request reprint Intraobserver and interobserver agreement in the measurement of displaced humeral medial epicondyle fractures in children
    Nick Pappas
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:322-7. 2010
    ..This study was performed to assess both intraobserver and interobserver agreement in the measurements of displacement of these fractures on radiographs by orthopaedic surgeons with various levels of training...
  62. ncbi request reprint Management of hip disorders in patients with cerebral palsy
    John M Flynn
    Orthopaedics, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 10:198-209. 2002
    ..Salvage options for the skeletally mature patient with a neglected hip are limited...
  63. ncbi request reprint Floating elbow in an infant
    Marc Menkowitz
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Orthopedics 25:185-6. 2002
  64. ncbi request reprint Lyme arthritis presenting as acute septic arthritis in children
    Andrew A Willis
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 23:114-8. 2003
    ..The authors also present a protocol for evaluation and management of these diagnostically challenging cases...
  65. ncbi request reprint Osteogenesis imperfecta and hyperplastic callus formation in a family: a report of three cases and a review of the literature
    Norman Ramirez
    Deparment of Orthopaedics, Mayaguez Medical Center, Puerto Rico
    J Pediatr Orthop B 12:88-96. 2003
    ..An association between osteogenesis imperfecta type IV and hyperplastic callus formation is unclear. This association might, however, be a separate, specific subtype of osteogenesis imperfecta, with an unknown inheritance pattern...
  66. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of magnetic resonance imaging in pediatric cervical spine clearance
    Joshua B Frank
    Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1176-9. 2002
    ..A retrospective chart analysis of pediatric trauma patients with suspected cervical spine injury was performed...
  67. ncbi request reprint Scoliotic curve patterns in patients with Chiari I malformation and/or syringomyelia
    David A Spiegel
    Shriners Hospitals for Children Twin Cities, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2139-46. 2003
    ..A retrospective radiographic review was performed on 41 patients with scoliosis associated with a Chiari I malformation and/or syringomyelia...
  68. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Cobb angle measurement of scoliosis radiographs with preselected end vertebrae: traditional versus digital acquisition
    Brian P D Wills
    Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:98-105. 2007
    ..Prospective study...
  69. ncbi request reprint Towards a National Pediatric Musculoskeletal Trauma Outcomes Registry: the Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma Outcomes Research Group (POTORG) experience
    Michael G Vitale
    International Center for Health Outcomes and Innovation Research, College of Physicians and Surgeons and The Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University and Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:151-6. 2006
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Management of osteochondritis dissecans of the knee: current concepts review
    Mininder S Kocher
    Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:1181-91. 2006
    ..Results of excision of large lesions from weightbearing zones are poor. Chondral resurfacing techniques have limited long-term data for cases of osteochondritis dissecans in skeletally immature patients...
  71. ncbi request reprint Screening the newborn for developmental dysplasia of the hip: now what do we do?
    Richard M Schwend
    Section of Orthopaedics, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:607-10. 2007
    ..Despite having had normal newborn and infant hip examinations, there remains the possibility of a late-onset hip dislocation needing treatment in approximately 1 in 5000 infants...
  72. ncbi request reprint Clubfoot release in myelodysplasia
    John M Flynn
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    J Pediatr Orthop B 13:259-62. 2004
    ..Neither age at surgery nor neurosegmental level have any statistical influence on final outcome. We find that a radical posteromedial release without internal fixation is a satisfactory option for clubfoot with myelodysplasia...
  73. ncbi request reprint Changing patterns of pediatric pelvic fractures with skeletal maturation: implications for classification and management
    Jeff S Silber
    Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:22-6. 2002
    ..Management of fractures to the immature pelvis should focus on associated injuries. Once the triradiate cartilage has closed, adult pelvic fracture classifications and management principles should be used...