Steven J Bachrach
Affiliation: Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
- Decreased fracture incidence after 1 year of pamidronate treatment in children with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsySteven J Bachrach
Department of Pediatrics, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Nemours Children s Clinic, Wilmington, DE, USA
Dev Med Child Neurol 52:837-42. 2010..The aim of this study was to assess the rate of fracture before and after a 1-year course of intravenous pamidronate in children with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy (CP) who had previously experienced fractures...
- Pamidronate treatment and posttreatment bone density in children with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsySteven J Bachrach
Department of Pediatrics, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Nemours Children s Clinic, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
J Clin Densitom 9:167-74. 2006..1 mo later. While most but not all gains in BMD were lost over the first 2 yr after treatment, no patient sustained fracture during or after treatment for a cumulative follow-up of more than 27 patient-yr...
- Lower extremity bone mineral density in children with congenital spinal dysfunctionRochelle E Haas
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Nemours Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
Dev Med Child Neurol 54:1133-7. 2012..To assess lower extremity bone mineral density (BMD) of children with congenital spinal dysfunction and examine factors that may influence BMD in this population...
- Fracture after bisphosphonate treatment in children with cerebral palsy: the role of stress risersH Theodore Harcke
Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, P O Box 269, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
Pediatr Radiol 42:76-81. 2012..In the nonambulatory cerebral palsy (CP) population with a prior history of fracture, the use of pamidronate is not always effective in preventing further fractures...
- Bone densitometry in pediatric patients treated with pamidronateLeslie E Grissom
Department of Medical Imaging, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Nemours Children s Clinic, P O Box 269, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
Pediatr Radiol 35:511-7. 2005..Increasing numbers of children are being treated with the bisphosphonate pamidronate for low bone mineral density, particularly children with increased risk of fractures caused by bone disorders or low/non-weight bearing...
- Quantifying weight bearing while in passive standers and a comparison of standersHeidi H Kecskemethy
Nemours Biomedical Research, Nemours AI duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE, U S A
Dev Med Child Neurol 50:520-3. 2008..There is wide variance in the actual weight borne while in passive standers. The type of stander utilized is one factor which can significantly affect the amount of weight borne...
- An unexpected finding in an eight-year-old child with cerebral palsy and weight lossBradley J Smith
Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Nemours Children s Clinic, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 98:280-3. 2006..Due to ongoing diminished oral intake, a barium swallow was performed, which revealed a filling defect. The mass that was removed at surgery proved to be a lactobezoar, a very uncommon finding in a child of this age...