302015Aug

University of Pretoria

Clinics DescriptionDayTimeConsultantCommentsVenueBooking Steve Biko Academic Hospital General ClinicTuesday08h00Dr GollerSteve Biko Academic Hospital012 354 2829 Outreach to CP SchoolsThursday08h00Dr Goller012 354 2829 Congenital ClinicThursday08h00Dr GollerSteve Biko Academic Hospital012 354 2829 Clubfoot ClinicFriday08h00Dr GollerSteve Biko Academic Hospital012 354 2829 Wilgers Private ClinicTuesday afternoon13h00Dr GollerWilgers Hospital012 807 2043     Theatre DescriptionDayTimeCommentsVenue Steve Biko Academic Hospital Monday08h00 –...
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282015Aug

DDH and Ultrasound

The purpose of this booklet is to provide you with information about DDH. This paediatric hip condition was previously known as congenital dislocation of the hip (CDH). Recently the name was changed to DDH, Developmental dysplasia of the hip, as it was recognized that in this condition the hip may exhibit a spectrum abnormalities, which…

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282015Aug

Perthes’ Disease

The hip joint is a ball and socket joint (Figure 1). The upper end of the femur has a fragile blood supply. Perthes’ disease is a disorder of growth of the hip in a child. It is due to an interruption of blood flow to the femoral head, which results in a temporary cessation of…

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282015Aug

Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a three dimensional deformity of the spine that involves rotation of the vertebral bodies. This is associated with changes in both the frontal (coronal) and lateral (sagittal) planes. There is typically a S-shaped bend when viewed from the back, and there is often a loss of the normal sagittal curvature when viewed from…

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282015Aug

Cerebral Palsy

CP occurs as a result of an insult to the developing brain in either a newborn or developing child. It can present as either spasticity, athetoid or mixed types and the child’s development is affected to a greater or lesser extent, depending on the severity of the injury. The gross motor function classification system describes…

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282015Aug

Blount’s disease

A Parents guide to Blount’s disease This guide is written for those parents whose child may have bow-legs, and for those who have been told that their child has Blount’s disease. Introduction. Children normally start walking with some element of bowing (varus) which tends to straightens out over the second year to become slightly valgus...
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