Research Roundup

The faculty of the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery continues to invest time and energy in research activities to progress the field of pediatric orthopaedics and provide the highest quality, evidence-based care to its patients. We are pleased to present some of our recent publications and presentations:

  • Does the trapezius play a role during upper extremity motion in patients with obstetrical plexus birth palsy? Chu A, Aluru V, Sala DA, Raghavan P. Narakas. 2013 Brachial Plexus Surgery Symposium, May 23-25, 2013 in Montreux, Switzerland.
  • Wound closure in non-idiopathic scoliosis: does closure matter? Feldman DS, Ward J, Paul J, Sala DA, Errico TJ, Otsuka NY, Margiotta M. The 2013 Scientific Program and Sir Robert Jones Lecture, May 9-10, 2013 in New York, NY.
  • Advancement of the lateral femoral condyle for correction of genu valgum. Feldman DS, Chaudhry S, Goldstein R, Otsuka NY. The 2013 Scientific Program and Sir Robert Jones Lecture, May 9-10, 2013 in New York, NY.
  • Correlation of clinical and MRI findings in children with acute hematogenous osteomyelitis – when should the MRI be performed. Bhandarkar A, Otsuka NY, Moore S, Feldman DS, Frances JM, Godfried D, Munduluru S. The 2013 Scientific Program and Sir Robert Jones Lecture, May 9-10, 2013 in New York, NY.
  • Equinovalgus deformity correction in children and adolescents: outcomes after modified Evans procedure. Feldman DS, Diab M, Pinero JR. The Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, May 1-4, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Gait component changes observed during independent ambulation in young children. Sala DA, Cohen E. Indian J Pediatr 2013;80:397-403.
  • Hip flexion contracture and diminished functional outcomes in cerebral palsy. Pinero JR, Goldstein RY, Culver S, Kuhns CA, Feldman DS, Otsuka NY. J Pediatr Orthop 2012;32:600-604.
  • Persistent clubfoot deformity following treatment by the Ponseti method. Chu A, Lehman WB. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2012 Jan;21(1):40-6. Review.
  • Current practice in management of slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Thawrani D, Sala DA, Feldman DS. Presented at AAOS February 7-11, 2012 San Francisco and POSNA, May 16-19, 2012, Denver.
  • Hip flexion contracture and diminished functional outcomes in cerebral palsy. Pinero JR, Goldstein RY, Culver S, Kuhns CA, Feldman DS, Otsuka NY. Presented at POSNA, May 16-19, 2012, Denver.