Foot Surgery

Selective dorsal root rhizotomy attempts to reduce spasticity in the legs by reducing the amount of stimulation that reaches leg muscles through the nerves. In the procedure, the surgeon tries to locate and selectively sever over-activated nerves controlling leg muscles.

Spastic hemiplegic cerebral palsy and the femoral derotation osteotomy: effect at the pelvis and hip in the transverse plane during gait. May 2003. Chicago.

Neurosurgical treatment of spasticity: indications in children. May 2003

Long-term follow-up of surgery for equinovarus foot deformity in children with cerebral palsy. 11/02. Delaware.

Orthopedic issues after cerebrovascular accident 10/02

Wartenberg pendulum test: objective quantification of muscle tone in children with spastic diplegia undergoing selective dorsal rhizotomy  Jan. 2002

Treatment of functional limitations at the knee in ambulatory children with cerebral palsy Nov. 2001

Prediction of postoperative gait velocity in cerebral palsy 2001

Selective posterior rhizotomy for lower extremity spasticity: how much and which of the posterior
rootlets should be cut?
, Feb. 2002, South Korea

Functional assessment of children with cerebral palsy following limited (L4-S1) selective posterior rhizotomy–a preliminary report¬†Sept. 2001

Length and force of the gastrocnemius and soleus during gait following tendo Achilles lengthenings
in children with equinus
April 2002

Outcome of medial versus combined medial and lateral hamstring lengthening surgery in cerebral
March 2002

Effect of derotation osteotomy of the femur on hip and pelvis rotations in hemiplegic and diplegic children

Abnormalities in the uninvolved lower limb in children with spastic hemiplegia: the effect of actual and functional leg-length discrepancy 2000

Isolated calf lengthening in cerebral palsy. Outcome analysis of risk factors. 2001

A method for evaluating the results of tendon transfers for foot drop journal article 2001