BC Children’s Hospital

Dr. Stephen J. Tredwell, Dr. Christopher W. Reilly, and Dr. Kishore Mulpuri collaborate on a number of Orthopaedic related research areas. At any given time, projects are in varying stages of development, implementation, and publication.

Spine and Spinal Surgery:

  • Chylothorax Following Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Anterior Release and Fusion. Choit RL, Blain Pare E, Reilly CW.
  • Minimizing Blood Loss Using Fibrin Sealant in Anterior Spinal Surgery for Scoliosis. LabromR, Tredwell SJ, Reilly CW.
  • Proximal Migration of Femoral Staples after ACL Reconstruction. Reilly CW, Choit RL
  • Os odontoideum: A Significant Radiographic Finding. Choit RL, Jamieson DH, Reilly CW
  • The Efficacy of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Anterior Release and Fusion in the Management of Paediatric Spinal Deformities. Reilly CW, Slobogean G, Choit RL.
  • Psychiatric Disorder Associated with Surgical Management of Scoliosis: A Pilot Study of a Screening Tool. Reilly CW, Davidson D, Tredwell SJ.

Trauma:

  • Outcome Analysis of Pediatric Chance Fractures. Mulpuri K, Choit RL, Reilly CW, Tredwell SJ.
  • Abdominal Aortic Injuries Associated with Chance Fractures in Paediatric Patients. Choit RL, Mulpuri K, Leblanc JG, Reilly CW, Tredwell SJ.
  • Disruption of the Ureter due to Seatbelt Use: a case report. Tredwell SJ, Slobogean GP.
  • Abdominal Injuries Associated with Chance Fractures in Paediatric Patients. Mulpuri K, Perdios A, Tredwell SJ, Reilly CW, Blair G.
  • Comminuted intra-articular tibial tubercle avulsion fracture. Slobogean G, Mulpuri K, Alvarez CA, Reilly CW.
  • Corner Fracture of the Distal Femoral Metaphysis. Adlington JB, Choit RL, Yewchuk L, Mulpuri K, Tredwell, SJ.
  • Synchondrosis Fracture in a Paediatric Patient. Reilly CW, Leung C.
  • Titanium Elastic Nails in the Treatment of Paediatric Femoral Fractures: A Prospective Randomized Trial. Reilly CW, Davidson D.
  • Atlanto-Axial Posterior Distraction Injury with Brown-Sequard Syndrome in a Paediatric Patient: a Case Report. Mulpuri K, Perdios A, Cundy PJ.

General Orthopaedics:

  • Comment on “Osteogenesis imperfecta presenting as simultaneous bilateral tibial tubercle avulsion fracture in a child”. Slobogean GP, Choit RL, Mulpuri K.
  • Proximal Migration of Femoral Staples after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in a Skeletally Immature Patient. Reilly CW, Choit RC.
  • Cervical Intramedullary Tuberculoma and Tuberculous Kyphosis in a 23-month-old patient. Reilly CW, Steinbok P, Pike J.
  • Sternal Split Approach to Cervicothoracic Junction. Mulpuri K, LeBlanc JG, Reilly CW, Poskitt KJ, Choit RL, Sahajpal V, Tredwell SJ.
  • Comment on “Osteogenesis imperfecta presenting as simultaneous bilateral tibial tubercle avulsion fracture in a child”. Slobogean G, Choit RL, Mulpuri K
  • Transarticular Screws in the Management of Chronic C1-C2 Instability in Paediatric Patients. Reilly CW.
  • Recurrent Habitual Patellar Dislocation: Illustrated by Two Pediatric Cases. Reilly CW, Perdios A.
  • A Comparison of Two Methods of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in a Skeletally Immature Patient. Reilly CW.
  • The Effect of Femoral Nerve Block on Opiod Requirements Following Femur Fractures – A Randomized Control Trial. Mulpuri K, Reilly CW, Tredwell SJ.
  • The Effect of Femoral Nerve Block on Opiod Requirements Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the Paediatric Population. Reilly CW, Tredwell SJ, Mulpuri K.

Medical Education and Inter-disciplinary:

  • An Orthopaedic Career Fair: Rationale, Design, Implementation and Short Term Analysis. Reilly CW, Stothers KA, Broudo M, Perdios A, Tredwell SJ.
  • Resident Case Participation: Resident and Surgeon Perspectives. Reilly CW, Choit RL, Perdios A, Douglas J.
  • Cross Canada Pediatric Spine Rounds Exploratory Workshop. Reilly CW, Booth K, Tredwell SJ.

Clubfoot

  • Botulinum Toxin A in the Treatment of Idiopathic Clubfoot (on-going recruitment and longitudinal follow-up). Alvarez, C, De Vera, M
  • A double-blind, randomized control trial comparing Botulinum A Toxin and placebo in the treatment of idiopathic clubfoot. Alvarez, C, De Vera, M, Keenan, S, Wright, J
  • Genetic linkage of idiopathic talipes equinovarus (clubfoot). Hecht, J, Alvarez, C
  • Radiographic correlates of the effect of Botulinum Toxin A in the management of idiopathic clubfoot. Son-Hing, J, Alvarez, C, Choit, R, De Vera, M
  • Pedobarographic assessments of clubfoot. Alvarez, C, Black, A, Jacks, D, De Vera, M
  • Economic evaluation of clubfoot treatment: One centre’s experience. Alvarez, C, Potts, J, Keenan, S, Choit, R, De Vera, M

Gait Studies

  • A randomized control trial of a Botulinum A Toxin Injection in the gastrocnemius muscle in Children with idiopathic toe walking. Alvarez, C, Black, A, Sawatzky, B, Beauchamp, R,
  • Classification of Idiopathic Toe Walking Based on Gait Analysis. Alvarez, C, Black, A, De Vera, M, Beauchamp, R, White, V
  • Establishing Pedobarographic Profiles in Normal Children from 18 Months to 5 Years. Alvarez, C, Black, A, De Vera, M

Hereditary Multiple Exostoses Studies

  • Genotype-Phenotype Correlation of Hereditary Multiple Exostoses in Families in BC. Alvarez, C, Case, B, Tredwell, S.
  • Genotype-Phenotype Correlation of Hereditary Multiple Exostoses Multi-Centre Trial. Alvarez, C, Case, B, Tredwell, S