Pediatric Orthopaedics

Pediatric Orthopaedics features Le Bonheur and Campbell Clinic’s innovative treatment, research and teaching efforts in the field of orthopaedics

Winter 2017

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.

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