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Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery: Research Update

March 14, 2019

Faculty from the Division are engaged in numerous research projects and ongoing trials. Below is a selection of research highlights published by faculty members in recent months.

Arner JW, McClincy MP, Bradley JP. In Throwers With Posterior Instability, Rotator Cuff Tears Are Common but Do Not Affect Surgical Outcomes. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2018 Jan; 47(1).

Olgun ZD, Maestre S. Management of Pediatric Ankle Fractures. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2018 Jul 9. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PMID: 29987644.

Bekmez S, Ozhan M, Olgun ZD, Suzer A, Ayvaz M, Demirkiran HG, Karaagaoglu E, Yazici M. Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy Versus Multiple Posterior Column Osteotomies in Severe and Rigid Neuromuscular Scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Aug 1; 43(15): E905-E910.

Bekmez S, Demirkiran HG, Dede O, Ismayilov V, Yazici M. Surgical Management of Progressive Thoracolumbar Kyphosis in Mucopoly-saccharidosis: Is a Posterior-only Approach Safe and Effective? 
J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 Aug; 38(7): 354-359.

Bekmez S, Kocyigit A, Olgun ZD, Ayvaz M, Demirkiran HG, Karaagaoglu E, Yazici M. Pull-out of Upper Thoracic Pedicle Screws Can Cause Spinal Canal Encroachment in Growing Rod Treatment. J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 Aug; 38(7): e399-e403.

Olgun ZD, Demirkiran G, Polly D Jr, Yazici M. Congenital Unilateral Absence of the Upper Extremity May Give Rise to a Specific Kind of Thoracolumbar Curve. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2018 Mar; 27(2): 180-183.

McClincy MP, Arner JW, Thurber L, Bradley JP. Arthroscopic Capsulo-labral Reconstruction for Posterior Shoulder Instability Is Successful in Adolescent Athletes. J Pediatr Orthop. 2018 Jun 30.

Bekmez S, Dede O, Yazici M. Advances in Growing Rods Treatment for Early Onset Scoliosis. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2017 Feb; 29(1): 87-93.

Dede O, Büyükdog˘an K, Demirkıran HG, Akpınar E, Yazici M. Thoracic Spine Growth Revisited: How Accurate Is the Dimeglio Data? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Jun 15; 42(12): 917-920.

McDowell MM, Dede O, Bosch P, Tyler-Kabara EC. Absent Pedicles in Campomelic Dysplasia. Childs Nerv Syst. 2017 Jun; 33(6): 987-992. doi: 10.1007/s00381-017-3375-4. Epub 2017 Apr 26. PubMed PMID: 28447148.

Natarajan V, Bosch P, Dede O, Deeney V, Mendelson S, Ward T, Brooks M, Kenkre T, Roach J. Is There Value in Having Radiology Provide a Second Reading in Pediatric Orthopaedic Clinic? J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Jun; 37(4):e292-e295.

Natarajan V, Abebe E, Dunlap J, Bosch P, Dede O, Ward WT, Roach J. Outcomes of Pediatric Fractures Managed With Closed Reduction by Orthopaedic Residents in the Emergency Department. J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Jun; 37(4): e243-e245.

Franklin CC, Bosch PP, Grudziak JS, Dede O, Ramirez RN, Mendelson SA, Ward WT, Brooks M, Kenkre T, Lubahn JD, Deeney VF, Roach JW. Does a Weekly Didactic Conference Improve Resident Performance on the Pediatric Domain of the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination? J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Mar; 37(2): 149-153.

Doany ME, Olgun ZD, Kinikli GI, Bekmez S, Kocyigit A, Demirkiran G, Karaagaoglu AE, Yazici M. Health-Related Quality of Life in Early-Onset Scoliosis Patients Treated Surgically: EOSQ Scores in Traditional Growing Rod vs. Magnetically-Controlled Growing Rods. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Jan 15; 43(2): 148-153.

Degnan AJ, Kietz DA, Grudziak JS, Shah A. Bilateral Absence of the Cruciate Ligaments With Meniscal Dysplasia: Unexpected Diagnosis in a Child With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Clin Imaging. 2018 May - Jun; 49: 193-197. doi: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2018.03.015. Epub 2018 Mar 26.

Ward WT, Friel NA, Kenkre TS, Brooks MM, Londino JA, Roach JW. SRS-22r Scores in Nonoperated Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients With Curves Greater Than Forty Degrees. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Aug 15; 42(16): 1233-1240.

Demirkiran G, Dede O, Karadeniz E, Olgun D, Ayvaz M, Yazici M. Anterior and Posterior Vertebral Column Resection Versus Posterior-only Technique: A Comparison of Clinical Outcomes and Complications in Congenital Kyphoscoliosis. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Aug; 30(7): 285-290.

McClincy MP, Wylie JD, Kim YJ, Millis MB, Novais EN. Periacetabular Osteotomy Improves Pain and Function in Patients With Lateral Center- edge Angle Between 18° and 25°, But Are These Hips Really Borderline Dysplastic? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2018 Sep 27. Epub ahead of print.

McClincy MP, Wylie JD, Yen YM, Novais EN. Mild or Borderline Hip Dysplasia: Are We Characterizing Hips With Lateral Center-edge Angle Between 18° and 25° Appropriately? In Press. Am J Sports Med. October 2018.

McClincy MP, Lebrun D, Tepolt F, Yen YM, Kim YJ, Kocher MS. Clinical and Radiographic Predictors of Acetabular Cartilage Injury in Adolescents Undergoing Hip Arthroscopy. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Nov; 46(13): 3082-3089. Epub 2018 Oct 16.

McClincy MP, Arner JW, Bradley JP. Arthroscopic Capsulolabral Repair of Posterior Shoulder Instability in Adolescents. In Press. J Pediatr Orthop. July 2018.

Millis MB, McClincy MP. Periacetabular Osteotomy to Treat Residual Dysplasia in Adolescents and Young Adults: Indications, Complications, and Results. In Press. J Child Orthop. July 2018.