Pediatric Orthopaedics features Le Bonheur and Campbell Clinic’s innovative treatment, research and teaching efforts in the field of orthopaedics
Case study: Separating ischiopagus conjoined twins
A team of surgeons at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital successfully separated 12-month-old ischiopagus conjoined twins, Miracle and Testimony Ayeni, in an 18-hour procedure on Nov. 7.
Nurse practitioners present at International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium
Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioners Leslie Rhodes, DNP, PPCNP-BC, and Lindsey Locke, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, presented at the 13th Annual International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium in Orlando.
Team hosts two international visitors
The Le Bonheur/Campbell Clinic Pediatric Orthopaedic team recently hosted two international visitors.
Sawyer co-hosts inaugural surgical techniques lab
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon Jeffrey Sawyer, MD, and Todd Milbrandt, MD, of Mayo Clinic hosted the inaugural Pediatric Orthopedic Surgical Techniques Lab, a two-day intensive cadaveric lab, designed for senior residents, pediatric orthopaedic fellows and new attendings.
Novel model tests biomechanics of scoliosis bracing
The Pediatric Orthopaedic team at Le Bonheur Children’s/ Campbell Clinic is collaborating with the BioRobotics Laboratory at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to develop a novel mechanically equivalent analog model of the adolescent idiopathic scoliosis condition to study the biomechanics of scoliosis bracing technology.