Description of Research Expertise:
adolescent and young-adult hip preservation, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, developmental dysplasia of the hip, Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, avascular necrosis, bracing and scoliosis, and pediatric trauma
Adams AJ, Cahill PJ, Flynn JM, Sankar WN: Utility of Perioperative Laboratory Tests in Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Spine Deformity 7 (6): 875-882,2019.
Barrera CA, Cohen SA, Sankar WN, Ho-Fung VM, Sze RW, Nguyen JC: Imaging of developmental dysplasia of the hip: ultrasound, radiography and magnetic resonance imaging Pediatric Radiology 49 : 1652-1668,2019.
Gandhi JS, Trionfo A, Sankar WN: Duration of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease stages in children under four years of age at disease onset University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic journal 20 : 123-127,2019.
Miller DJ, Blumberg TJ, Nelson SE, Sankar WN: Fracture healing in pediatric patients with neurofibromatosis type 1: A case series and review of the literature University of Pennsyvania Orthopaedic Journal 29 : 128-130,2019.
Edelstein AI, Kaiser Tegel K, Shaunfield S; ANCHOR Group, Clohisy JC, Stover MD: ANCHOR surgeon views of patient selection and expectations for periacetabular osteotomy Journal of Hip Preservation Surgery 6 : 109-116,2019.
Sankar WN, Gornitzky AL, Clarke NM, Herrera-Soto JA, Kelley SP, Matheney T, Mulpuri K, Schaeffer EK, Upasani VV, Williams N, Price CT; International Hip Dysplasia Institute: Closed Reduction for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Early-term Results From a Prospective, Multicenter Cohort Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 39 (3): 111-118,2019.
Adams AJ, Baldwin KD, Arkader A, Sankar WN: Assessing the Need for Common Perioperative Laboratory Tests in Pediatric Patients With Femoral Shaft Fractures Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Epub ahead of print : 2019.
Sankar WN, LaValva S, McGuire M, Jo CH, Kim H: Does Early Proximal Femoral Varus Osteotomy Shorten the Length of
Fragmentation In LCPD? Lessons from a Prospective Multi-Center Cohort Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, annual meeting, Charlotte, NC : 2019.
Adams AJ, Johnson MA, Ryan KA, Farrell SB, Morro M, Sankar WN: Safe transportation in-spica following surgical treatment of infantile DDH: solutions and threats Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics : 2019.
Pasha S, Sankar WN, Castelein RM: The link between 3D spino-pelvic alignment and vertebral body morphology in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis Spine Deformity 7 (1): 53-59,2019.