Medicaid Patients With Common “Buckle” Fractures Have Less Access to Primary Care Physicians
A national study found that the known disparity in access to care for Medicaid-covered children seeking orthopedic specialty care also occurs in primary care practices.
Led by department chief Kevin Klingele, MD, the center brings together clinicians from orthopedics, radiology, physical therapy, physical medicine and more.
Study leads researchers to recommend against routine use of preoperative SSEP/TMS testing in cases of AIS requiring corrective surgery.
A study suggests doses could be tailored to each particular patient’s injury.
After decades of unclear optimal management for Seymour fractures, evidence suggests orthopedic surgeons need not treat all of these cases in the operating room.
Pediatric stable buckle fractures rarely occur less than 1 centimeter from the physis, a finding that may help radiologists and orthopedic surgeons better tailor treatments.
Research suggests swapping out wire sizes may solve the problem of k-wire bouncing in pediatric patients with oblique supracondylar humerus fractures.
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