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Protocol for a randomised control trial of bisphosphonate (zoledronic acid) treatment in childhood femoral head avascular necrosis due to Perthes disease

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  • Kamal Jamil Discipline of Child and Adolescent Health, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Department of Orthopaedic Research and Biotechnology, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia Medical Faculty, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Margaret Zacharin Department of Endocrinology, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Bruce Foster Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Geoffrey Donald Department of Orthopaedic, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Timothy Hassall Department of Oncology, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Aris Siafarikas Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Western Australia, Australia School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael Johnson Department of Orthopaedics, The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Elaine Tham Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Women’s and Children’s Hospital Adelaide, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Colin Whitewood Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Val Gebski NHRMC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Chris T Cowell Discipline of Child and Adolescent Health, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Kids Research Institute, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • David Graham Little Discipline of Child and Adolescent Health, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Department of Orthopaedic Research and Biotechnology, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Craig Frank Munns Discipline of Child and Adolescent Health, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kamal Jamil; mmuh8186{at}uni.sydney.edu.au
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Jamil K, Zacharin M, Foster B, et al
Protocol for a randomised control trial of bisphosphonate (zoledronic acid) treatment in childhood femoral head avascular necrosis due to Perthes disease

Publication history

  • Received May 17, 2017
  • Revised August 9, 2017
  • Accepted August 10, 2017
  • First published September 14, 2017.
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September 14, 2017

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