D L Skaggs

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Variability in gait analysis interpretation
    D L Skaggs
    Children s Hospital Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 20:759-64. 2000
  2. doi request reprint Ten percent of patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis have variations in the number of thoracic or lumbar vertebrae
    David A Ibrahim
    Children s Orthopaedic Center, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, Mailstop 69, Los Angeles, CA 90027 E mail address for D L Skaggs
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:828-33. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Sacral facet fractures in elite athletes
    David L Skaggs
    Children s Orthopaedic Center, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E514-7. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Access to orthopedic care for children with medicaid versus private insurance in California
    D L Skaggs
    Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1405-8. 2001
  5. doi request reprint Weight gain following vertical expandable prosthetic titanium ribs surgery in children with thoracic insufficiency syndrome
    David L Skaggs
    Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2530-3. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Quality of evaluation and management of children requiring timely orthopaedic surgery before admission to a tertiary pediatric facility
    David L Skaggs
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:265-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Differentiation between bone infarction and acute osteomyelitis in children with sickle-cell disease with use of sequential radionuclide bone-marrow and bone scans
    D L Skaggs
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:1810-3. 2001
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Access to orthopaedic care for children with medicaid versus private insurance: results of a national survey
    David L Skaggs
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, CA 90027, and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:400-4. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Operative treatment of supracondylar fractures of the humerus in children. The consequences of pin placement
    D L Skaggs
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:735-40. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Variability in gait analysis interpretation
    D L Skaggs
    Children s Hospital Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 20:759-64. 2000
    ..The interobserver variability reported here is similar to that reported for established classification systems of various orthopedic conditions...
  2. doi request reprint Ten percent of patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis have variations in the number of thoracic or lumbar vertebrae
    David A Ibrahim
    Children s Orthopaedic Center, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, Mailstop 69, Los Angeles, CA 90027 E mail address for D L Skaggs
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:828-33. 2013
    ..The present study examined the prevalence of variations in the number of vertebrae in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis...
  3. doi request reprint Sacral facet fractures in elite athletes
    David L Skaggs
    Children s Orthopaedic Center, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E514-7. 2012
    ..Case series of elite athletes with sacral facet fractures...
  4. ncbi request reprint Access to orthopedic care for children with medicaid versus private insurance in California
    D L Skaggs
    Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1405-8. 2001
    ..To compare the availability of timely orthopedic care to a child with a fractured arm insured by Medi-Cal (California state Medicaid) and by private insurance...
  5. doi request reprint Weight gain following vertical expandable prosthetic titanium ribs surgery in children with thoracic insufficiency syndrome
    David L Skaggs
    Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2530-3. 2009
    ..Retrospective review of patients from a multicenter database...
  6. ncbi request reprint Quality of evaluation and management of children requiring timely orthopaedic surgery before admission to a tertiary pediatric facility
    David L Skaggs
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:265-7. 2002
    ..Overall, 32% of children undergoing time-sensitive orthopaedic surgery at a tertiary pediatric center had problems or delays in the medical care they received before transfer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Differentiation between bone infarction and acute osteomyelitis in children with sickle-cell disease with use of sequential radionuclide bone-marrow and bone scans
    D L Skaggs
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:1810-3. 2001
    ..The differentiation of bone infarction from acute osteomyelitis in patients with sickle-cell disease is challenging, as the clinical presentations of the two conditions are similar and imaging and laboratory studies are of limited value...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Access to orthopaedic care for children with medicaid versus private insurance: results of a national survey
    David L Skaggs
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, CA 90027, and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:400-4. 2006
    ..The second objective was to determine if state variations in Medicaid physician reimbursement rates correlate with access to orthopedic care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Operative treatment of supracondylar fractures of the humerus in children. The consequences of pin placement
    D L Skaggs
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:735-40. 2001
    ..It has not been proved that the added stability of a medial pin is clinically necessary since, in young children, pin fixation is always augmented with immobilization in a splint or cast...
  11. doi request reprint How safe is the operative treatment of Gartland type 2 supracondylar humerus fractures in children?
    David L Skaggs
    Children s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:139-41. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article was to examine the safety and efficacy of closed reduction and pinning of type 2 supracondylar humerus fractures in children...
  12. ncbi request reprint Complications of posterior iliac crest bone grafting in spine surgery in children
    D L Skaggs
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2400-2. 2000
    ..The perioperative and postoperative complications associated with harvesting posterior iliac crest bone graft in children were reviewed. A retrospective study was performed and a questionnaire interview conducted...
  13. doi request reprint Use of a noninvasive halo in children
    David L Skaggs
    Division of Orthopedics, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1650-4. 2008
    ..Retrospective review of clinical experience in children using a new noninvasive halo...
  14. ncbi request reprint Back pain and backpacks in school children
    David L Skaggs
    Children s Orthopaedic Center, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, and the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:358-63. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to see what factors influence the prevalence of back pain in middle school children, with particular attention to the weight of children's backpacks and the availability of school lockers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Insurance status and delay in orthotic treatment in children
    David L Skaggs
    Children s Orthopaedic Center, Children s Hospital Los Angeles and University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:94-7. 2007
    ..To determine if the type of health insurance is associated with a delay in children obtaining orthoses...
  16. ncbi request reprint Respiratory failure in postpneumonectomy syndrome complicated by thoracic lordoscoliosis: treatment with prosthetic implants, partial vertebrectomies, and spinal fusion
    M J Codsi
    Division of Orthopaedics, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles California 90020, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2531-6. 2000
    ..Thoracic lordoscoliosis can complicate the syndrome and may be corrected to help restore normal pulmonary function...
  17. ncbi request reprint Differential effect of race on the axial and appendicular skeletons of children
    V Gilsanz
    Department of Radiology, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 83:1420-7. 1998
    ..75% and 5.7% higher, respectively, in black children. Such significant variations may contribute to the racial differences in the prevalence of osteoporosis between black and white adults...
  18. ncbi request reprint Treatment of multidirectionally unstable supracondylar humeral fractures in children. A modified Gartland type-IV fracture
    K K Leitch
    Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, 69, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:980-5. 2006
    ..The purposes of this study were to describe this subset of supracondylar fractures and to report a new technique of closed reduction and percutaneous pinning for their treatment...
  19. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in children with thoracic insufficiency syndrome
    Michael G Vitale
    Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 600 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:239-43. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine quality of life (QOL) of children with TIS and its impact on their parents before and after implantation of the VEPTR and also compare these results to those of healthy children...
  20. ncbi request reprint Developmental dysplasia of the hip from six months to four years of age
    M G Vitale
    Orthopaedic Surgery, Children's Hospital of New York, New York-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 9:401-11. 2001
    ..Pelvic osteotomy continues to gain favor for the treatment of selected patients over 18 months of age...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prediction of postoperative gait velocity in cerebral palsy
    R M Kay
    Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, M/S #69, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop B 10:275-8. 2001
    ..These results suggests that gait velocity cannot be reliably increased in all children with cerebral palsy undergoing surgery, especially those older than age 12...
  22. pmc Complications with flexible nailing of femur fractures more than double with child obesity and weight >50 kg
    Jennifer M Weiss
    Children s Orthopaedic Center, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, Mailstop 69, Los Angeles, CA, 90027, USA
    J Child Orthop 3:53-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine whether obesity, defined as body mass index (BMI) > 95th percentile, and/or simple weight correlates with an increased rate of complications...
  23. ncbi request reprint Access to urologic care for children in California: Medicaid versus private insurance
    Andrew H Hwang
    Division of Urology, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Urology 66:170-3. 2005
    ..Medi-Cal (California State Medicaid) is a joint state and federal health insurance program that plays a significant role in providing healthcare coverage to low-income children...
  24. doi request reprint Prior treatment of fracture patients in a tertiary pediatric emergency department: informal referrals from other emergency departments
    Tishya A L Wren
    Childrens Orthopaedic Center, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:137-41. 2009
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Causes of intoeing gait in children with cerebral palsy
    Susan A Rethlefsen
    Childrens Orthopaedic Center, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, M S 69, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2175-80. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of various causes of intoeing in children with cerebral palsy and to determine whether the causes differ between children with bilateral and those with unilateral involvement...
  26. doi request reprint Efficacy of intraoperative neurologic monitoring in surgery involving a vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib for early-onset spinal deformity
    David L Skaggs
    Childrens Orthopaedic Center, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1657-63. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the risk of neurologic injury during surgical procedures involving use of the VEPTR and to determine the efficacy of intraoperative spinal cord neuromonitoring...
  27. ncbi request reprint Changes in pelvic rotation after soft tissue and bony surgery in ambulatory children with cerebral palsy
    Robert M Kay
    Children s Orthopaedic Center, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 24:278-82. 2004
    ....
  28. doi request reprint A new classification system predictive of complications in surgically treated pediatric humeral lateral condyle fractures
    Jennifer M Weiss
    Children s Orthopaedic Center, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:602-5. 2009
    ..The most commonly cited classification system for lateral condyle fractures (Milch) has not been shown to be predictive of outcome or recommend treatment...
  29. doi request reprint Complications of ketorolac use in children undergoing operative fracture care
    Robert M Kay
    Childrens Orthopaedic Center, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 30:655-8. 2010
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Distal humerus osteotomy for supracondylar fracture malunion in children: a study of perioperative complications
    Jennifer M Weiss
    Childrens Orthopaedic Center, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 39:22-5. 2010
    ..Furthermore, there are fewer complications of the surgery when lateral-entry pins are used to fix the osteotomy compared with other fixation methods...
  31. doi request reprint Risk factors for vascular repair and compartment syndrome in the pulseless supracondylar humerus fracture in children
    Paul D Choi
    Childrens Orthopaedic Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, MS 69, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 30:50-6. 2010
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparison of proximal and distal rotational femoral osteotomy in children with cerebral palsy
    Robert M Kay
    Pediatric Orthopaedics, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 23:150-4. 2003
    ..Though variable, the mean change in dynamic and static measurements postoperatively was approximately 40% less than the amount of derotation reported at surgery...
  33. ncbi request reprint The effect of femoral rotation on the projected femoral neck-shaft angle
    R M Kay
    Pediatric Orthopaedics, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 20:736-9. 2000
    ..For all patient populations, internally rotating the femur will allow for determination of the femoral NSA to within 10 degrees ...
  34. ncbi request reprint Reliability of a modified Gartland classification of supracondylar humerus fractures
    K L Barton
    Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 21:27-30. 2001
    ..However, 10% of the time, a second reading by the same observer is different. This makes treatment recommendations based only on fracture type imprecise...
  35. doi request reprint The Dega osteotomy: a versatile osteotomy in the treatment of developmental and neuromuscular hip pathology
    Judson W Karlen
    Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:676-82. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the use of the Dega osteotomy in the treatment of hip pathology resulting from both developmental dysplasia (DDH) and neuromuscular disease (NM)...
  36. 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...
  37. doi request reprint Pelvic fixation of growing rods: comparison of constructs
    Paul D Sponseller
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0881, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1706-10. 2009
    ..Retrospective review...
  38. ncbi request reprint The contribution of hospital volume, payer status, and other factors on the surgical outcomes of scoliosis patients: a review of 3,606 cases in the State of California
    Mark A Vitale
    International Center for Health Outcomes and Innovation Research InCHOIR and the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:393-9. 2005
    ..The current data suggest that being insured with Medicaid in the state of California is associated with poorer outcomes after scoliosis surgery. Additionally, this study documents a volume/outcomes relationship in scoliosis surgery...
  39. ncbi request reprint Results of tibial rotational osteotomy without concomitant fibular osteotomy in children with cerebral palsy
    Deirdre D Ryan
    Children s Hospital, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:84-8. 2005
    ..This study shows that distal tibial osteotomy alone (without concomitant fibular osteotomy) is an effective and safe procedure for correcting and maintaining correction of tibial torsion in patients with cerebral palsy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Increased body weight and decreased radial cross-sectional dimensions in girls with forearm fractures
    D L Skaggs
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 16:1337-42. 2001
    ..The smaller cross-sectional area confers a biomechanical disadvantage that, coupled with the greater body weight, increases the vulnerability to fracture after a fall...
  41. doi request reprint Supracondylar humeral fractures in children
    Reza Omid
    Childrens Orthopaedic Center, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, MS 69, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1121-32. 2008
    ..Lateral entry pins have been shown, in biomechanical and clinical studies, to be as stable as cross pinning if they are well spaced at the fracture line, and they are not associated with the risk of iatrogenic ulnar nerve injury...
  42. doi request reprint Complications of halo use in children
    Noppachart Limpaphayom
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:779-84. 2009
    ..Retrospective review...
  43. doi request reprint Incidence of occult fracture in children with acute ankle injuries
    Wudbhav N Sankar
    Children s Orthopaedic Center, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:500-1. 2008
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine the incidence of occult fracture in these patients and the risk of fracture displacement...
  44. ncbi request reprint Regional variation in tensile properties and biochemical composition of the human lumbar anulus fibrosus
    D L Skaggs
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:1310-9. 1994
    ..CONCLUSIONS. The regional differences in tensile properties may result predominantly from structural rather than compositional variations and may contribute to the clinical frequency of anulus failure in the posterolateral region...
  45. ncbi request reprint Lengthening of pediatric forearm deformities using the Ilizarov technique: functional and cosmetic results
    R A Raimondo
    New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 24:331-8. 1999
    ..Full restoration of arm length was not a requirement for a successful outcome and patient satisfaction with the results of the procedure was high...
  46. ncbi request reprint Elbow aspiration and arthrogram: an alternative method
    C W Tang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Orthop 30:256. 2001
    ..We describe a posterior elbow-aspiration approach that is safe, easy, and effective in all settings, including trauma...
  47. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin as an adjunct to serial casting treatment in children with cerebral palsy
    Robert M Kay
    Childrens Orthopaedic Center, MS 69 Children s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:2377-84. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine whether botulinum toxin A injection increases the efficacy of serial casting...
  48. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the volume of scoliosis surgery between spine and pediatric orthopaedic fellowship-trained surgeons in New York and California
    Mark A Vitale
    Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, Mailbox 400, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2687-92. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Effect of surgical delay on perioperative complications and need for open reduction in supracondylar humerus fractures in children
    Neeraj Gupta
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 24:245-8. 2004
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Neurologic risk in growing rod spine surgery in early onset scoliosis: is neuromonitoring necessary for all cases?
    Wudbhav N Sankar
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard 69, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1952-5. 2009
    ..Retrospective case series from a multicenter database...
  51. ncbi request reprint The effect of surgical delay on acute infection following 554 open fractures in children
    David L Skaggs
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, MS 69, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:8-12. 2005
    ..Following the widespread use of early administration of antibiotics, a number of single-institution studies challenged the belief that urgent surgical debridement decreases the risk of acute infection...
  52. ncbi request reprint Compartment syndrome of the thigh in an infant: a case report
    Paul D Choi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 21:587-90. 2007
    ..The complete recovery of muscle function, even in the presence of significant tissue damage, is noteworthy and suggests that infants have a greater physiologic ability to recover in comparison with adults...
  53. pmc Aprotinin in pediatric neuromuscular scoliosis surgery
    Stepan Kasimian
    Children s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard 69, Los Angeles, CA, 90027, USA
    Eur Spine J 17:1671-5. 2008
    ..At out institution, the use of aprotinin is safe and cost effective for patients with neuromuscular scoliosis...
  54. ncbi request reprint Delayed neurologic injury due to bone graft migration into the spinal canal following scoliosis surgery
    Sean D Early
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Los Angeles, Calif 90027, USA
    Orthopedics 26:515-6. 2003
  55. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic anterior spinal release and fusion: evolution of a faster, improved approach
    Eunice Y Huang
    Division of Pediatric Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 37:1732-5. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the perioperative parameters and outcomes of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) with open thoracotomy for anterior release and fusion in the treatment of pediatric spinal deformities...
  56. doi request reprint Growing rods for spinal deformity: characterizing consensus and variation in current use
    Justin S Yang
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 30:264-70. 2010
    ..Growing rods are a commonly used form of growth guidance for patients with early onset scoliosis, but no studies exist to characterize their use among a large group of surgeons...
  57. ncbi request reprint Pediatric polytrauma management
    Robert M Kay
    University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Children s Orthopaedic Center, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:268-77. 2006
    ..Orthopaedic care of polytrauma patients is important to facilitate early mobilization and care of these children, as well as to minimize late impairment...
  58. ncbi request reprint Preoperative predictors of prolonged postoperative mechanical ventilation in children following scoliosis repair
    Nanci Yuan
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 40:414-9. 2005
    ..01). Clearly FEV1, and possibly VC, IC, TLC, and MIP, may increase accuracy in predicting the need for prolonged postoperative MV...
  59. ncbi request reprint Pelvic fractures in children: an exploration of practice patterns and patient outcomes
    Michael G Vitale
    International Center for Health Outcomes and Innovation Research, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:581-7. 2005
    ..After adjusting for confounding and interaction effects between these variables, only ISS and the type of hospital were determined to be significant in predicting survival...
  60. ncbi request reprint Orthopaedic conditions in the newborn
    Wudbhav N Sankar
    Children s Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Boulevard, Mail Stop 69, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 17:112-22. 2009
    ..A basic understanding of the relevant conditions will help the orthopaedist with the initial diagnosis and management of orthopaedic issues in the newborn...
  61. ncbi request reprint The effect of scoliosis surgery on lung function in the immediate postoperative period
    Nanci Yuan
    Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2182-5. 2005
    ..Prospective, single-cohort study...
  62. ncbi request reprint Less access to care for children with Medicaid
    David L Skaggs
    Orthopedics 26:1184, 1186. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint Management of infection after instrumented posterior spine fusion in pediatric scoliosis
    Christine Ho
    Department of Orthopaedics, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2739-44. 2007
    ..Case series retrospective review...
  64. ncbi request reprint Open fractures in children. Principles of evaluation and management
    David G Stewart
    Children s Bone and Spine Surgery, 10001 South Eastern Avenue, Suite 407, Henderson, NV 89052, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2784-98. 2005
  65. ncbi request reprint Report on the 2002 Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Traveling Fellowship
    Kenneth J Noonan
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 24:231-4. 2004
    ..Centers were visited in Prague, Vienna, Stolzalpe, and Rome, with the trip ending in Istanbul at the European Pediatric Orthopaedic Society meeting...
  66. ncbi request reprint Pearls and pitfalls in the evaluation of pediatric congenital and developmental disorders
    Stephen K Storer
    Division of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Joe DiMaggio Children s Hospital, Hollywood, Florida, USA
    Instr Course Lect 55:615-23. 2006
    ..It is important to be aware of safe and effective approaches to specific conditions that highlight pearls and potential pitfalls of treatment...
  67. ncbi request reprint Use of flexible intramedullary nails in pediatric femur fractures
    Christine Ann Ho
    Children s Orthopaedic Center, Children s Hospital Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:497-504. 2006
    ..Although the end results are favorable, complications are relatively frequent, particularly in older children...
  68. ncbi request reprint Fracture stability after pinning of displaced supracondylar distal humerus fractures in children
    David L Skaggs
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:697; author reply 697-8. 2002
  69. ncbi request reprint Re: Kakushima M, Miyamoto K, Shimizu K. The effect of leg length discrepancy on spinal motion during gait: three-dimensional analysis in healthy volunteers. Spine. 2003;28:2472-2476
    David L Skaggs
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1838; author reply 1838-9. 2004