Medical Student Research Fellowship for Summer 2008
Mentor: Lori Karol, MD
Department: TSRH Orthopaedics
Mail Code: 2222 Welborn Street, Dallas, TX 75219
Phone number: 214-559-7555
Project title: Prospective Evaluation of Patients with Hip Pathology Undergoing
Human subjects IRB approved project number (where applicable): 012007-048
Animal subjects IRB approved project number (where applicable):
Project Type: Patient-based research
Brief Description of Project:
PURPOSE: To better understand how surgical treatment of congenital and acquired hip conditions improves the radiographic and clinical outcomes in pediatric and adolescent patients.
The specific aims are as follows:
1) To evaluate the pre- and post-operative function and outcome of pediatric
and adolescent patients with hip pathology who will be undergoing surgical intervention
2) To evaluate the functional and radiographic outcome of patients who have previously received surgical treatment for hip pathology in the pediatric and adolescent patient.
Previous Research Activities or Publications with Medical Students: