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Hopkins Children's Study Finds Some Patients with Cerebral Palsy Have Asymmetric Pelvic Bones - 03/10/2011

Hopkins Children's Study Finds Some Patients with Cerebral Palsy Have Asymmetric Pelvic Bones

Findings expected to affect surgical approach
Release Date: March 10, 2011

Johns Hopkins Children’s Center researchers have discovered that most children with severe cerebral palsy have starkly asymmetric pelvic bones. The newly identified misalignment can affect how surgeries of the pelvis, spine and surrounding structures are performed, the researchers say.

The study was posted on March 18th in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.

The study was posted on March 18th in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.

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