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The pull on a limb or a part thereof. Skin traction (indirect traction) is applied by using a bandage to pull on the skin and fascia where light traction is required. Skeletal traction (direct traction), however, uses pins or wires inserted through bone and is attached to weights, pulleys, and ropes. (From Blauvelt & Nelson, A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, 5th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Traction" by people in Profiles.
When Will You Succeed Casting Patients With Early-onset Scoliosis? Prospective Evaluation of Predictive Radiographic Parameters. J Pediatr Orthop. 2022 Jul 01; 42(6):293-299.
Scoliosis flexibility correlates with post-operative outcomes following growth friendly surgery. Spine Deform. 2022 07; 10(4):933-941.
Establishing Consensus on the Best Practice Guidelines for Use of Halo Gravity Traction for Pediatric Spinal Deformity. J Pediatr Orthop. 2020 Jan; 40(1):e42-e48.
Tissue traction microscopy to quantify muscle contraction within precision-cut lung slices. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2020 02 01; 318(2):L323-L330.
Utilizing the "Stable-to-be Vertebra" Saves Motion Segments in Growing Rods Treatment for Early-Onset Scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Jun; 36(4):336-42.
The efficacy of preoperative halo-gravity traction in pediatric spinal deformity the effect of traction duration. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2013 May; 26(3):146-54.
A retrospective comparative study of traction therapy vs. no traction following tunica albuginea plication or partial excision and grafting for Peyronie's disease: measured lengths and patient perceptions. J Sex Med. 2012 Sep; 9(9):2396-403.
Combination of penile traction, intralesional verapamil, and oral therapies for Peyronie's disease. J Sex Med. 2012 Jan; 9(1):288-95.
Review of non-surgical treatment options for Peyronie's disease. Int J Impot Res. 2012 Jan-Feb; 24(1):1-10.
Current approach to the man with acute phase Peyronie's disease--case presentation and discussion. J Sex Med. 2011 Jun; 8(6):1556-8; quiz 1559.