Division of Pediatric Orthopedics and Scoliosis Surgery presents at national conference

Several faculty, fellows and staff from the Division of Pediatric Orthopedics and Scoliosis Surgery will be giving oral presentations representing six research projects focused on epidemiology, care management and outcomes of certain orthopedic conditions in pediatric patients at the upcoming 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition.

The annual conference and exhibition includes more than 350 educational sessions ranging from practical hands-on learning to networking. The AAP is an organization of 66,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

The projects members of the Division of Pediatric Orthopedics and Scoliosis Surgery will be presenting at the conference are:

  • Does Treatment Setting Influence Parent/Caregiver Expectations and Outcomes following Clubfoot Tenotomy?
  • Postoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Safety in Pediatric Patients after Open Hip Reduction and Hardware Implantation.
  • Current use of intraoperative 3D imaging for spinal deformity surgery among members of Scoliosis Research Society.
  • Difference in resident and attending physician assessment of supracondylar humerus fractures.
  • Postoperative Fever in Pediatric Patients with Neuromuscular Disorders after Deformity Correction Surgery: Frequency and Utility of Diagnostic Workup.
  • The Epidemiology and Regional Burden of Musculoskeletal Infection In Pediatric Orthopedics.

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