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Lit. Update June 2021 with Todd Milbrandt


Todd Milbrandt of Mayo discusses his recent research on vertebral body tethering and bending films from Spine Deformity. We also highlight papers from the newest editions of JBJS, JPO, JPO-B, and JPOSNA. Your hosts are Carter Clement from Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, Craig Louer from Vanderbilt, Josh Holt from Iowa, and Julia Sanders from Children's Hospital Colorado. Music by A. A. Alto.

Primary articles:

1. Defining the learning curve in CT-guided navigated thoracoscopic vertebral body tethering. Smitha Mathew, A Noelle Larson, D Dean Potter, Todd A Milbrandt. Spine Deformity May 2021.

2. Comparison of slot-scanning standing, supine, and fulcrum radiographs for assessment of curve flexibility in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a pilot study. Lauren M Swany, A Noelle Larson, A Fettah Buyuk, Todd A Milbrandt. Spine Deformity May 2021.

Lightning Round:

1. Prolonged non-weightbearing treatment decreases femoral head deformity compared to symptomatic treatment in the initial stage of Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease. Jeffrey B Peck, Dustin A Greenhill, William Z Morris, Dang-Huy Do, Molly F McGuire, Harry K W Kim. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics. Part B 2021 May 20.

2. Human Position Brace Versus Pavlik Harness for Infants Under 6 Months of Age With Developmental Dislocation of the Hip: A Comparison of Therapeutic Efficacy. Pan Gou, Yuan Zhang, Jun Wu, Jun Li, Xiang Li, Ming Li, Xing Liu. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics 2021 May 13.

3. Novel device for nonsurgical correction of rigid forefoot adduction in children. Daniel Freedman, Pavel Kotlarsky, Mark Eidelman. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics. Part B 2021 May 14.

4. Improved Bowel Function With Oral Methylnaltrexone Following Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Adrian J Lin, Andrew J Costandi, Eugene Kim, David L Skaggs, Lindsay M Andras, Neha Patel, Carl Lo, Kenneth D Illingworth. Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics 2021 May 18.

5. Surgical Treatment of Solitary Periarticular Osteochondromas About the Knee in Pediatric and Adolescent Patients: Complications and Functional Outcomes. Mark Wu, Evan T Zheng, Megan E Anderson, Patricia E Miller, Samantha A Spencer, Benton E Heyworth. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. American Volume 2021 May 24.

6. Hogue, G. (2021). Early Onset Scoliosis Series Announcement. JPOSNA, 3(2). Retrieved from https://www.jposna.org/ojs/index.php/jposna/article/view/286

7. Murphy, R., & Mooney, J. (2021). The First Generation of Early Onset Scoliosis Care. JPOSNA, 3(2). Retrieved from https://www.jposna.org/ojs/index.php/jposna/article/view/281

8. Welborn, M., Sanders, J., & D’Astous, J. (2021). The Evolution of EDF Casting. JPOSNA, 3(2). Retrieved from https://www.jposna.org/ojs/index.php/jposna/article/view/282


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