Orthopaedic Surgery

The Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery has published research papers in the peer-reviewed literature across the spectrum of pediatric orthopedics: from orthopedic trauma to global surgery, from basic biomechanical research to involvement in multi-center research projects on post-operative pain, education for health providers and health consumers. Please refer to individual surgeons’ profiles for specific research areas.

Research Projects

  1. Electronic Consultation Systems: Impact on Pediatric Orthopaedic Care

    11/09/2020

    This cross-sectional study demonstrates the effective and timely use of eConsult in pediatric orthopaedic surgery. It also shows a significant reduction in the number of in-person consultations required and demonstrates a high satisfaction rate by PCPs using the service.

  2. Bilateral Discoid Medial Menisci: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

    01/08/2020

    Bilateral discoid medial menisci are exceptionally rare and of uncertain pathoetiology. We report on a case in an active adolescent woman who presented with bilateral medial knee joint line pain.

  3. Management and Outcomes of Clinical Scaphoid Fractures in Children

    17/07/2020

    Management of clinical scaphoid fractures at our institution was relatively uniform: nearly all patients were immobilized and less than 20% received advanced imaging. Our findings suggest a low but non-zero occult scaphoid fracture rate, discordance in radiologic interpretation, and lack of advanced imaging, providing an avenue for future prospective studies.

Researchers

  1. Sasha Carsen

    Investigator, CHEO Research Institute

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  2. Kevin Smit

    Investigator, CHEO Research Institute

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Family Leaders

  1. Megan Gibbs

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