Vertebral Body Stapling versus Bracing for Patients with High-Risk Moderate Idiopathic Scoliosis.

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BioMed research international, ISSN: 2314-6141, Vol: 2015, Page: 438452

Publication Year:
2015
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Repository URL:
https://jdc.jefferson.edu/medfp/141
PMID:
26618169
DOI:
10.1155/2015/438452
PMCID:
PMC4649085
Author(s):
Cuddihy, Laury; Danielsson, Aina J.; Cahill, Patrick J.; Samdani, Amer F.; Grewal, Harsh; Richmond, John M.; Mulcahey, M. J.; Gaughan, John P.; Antonacci, M. Darryl; Betz, Randal R.
Publisher(s):
Hindawi Limited; BioMed Research International
Tags:
Immunology and Microbiology; Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology; Thomas Jefferson University; adolescent; Article; brace; child; Cobb angle; cohort analysis; conservative treatment; data base; female; follow up; groups by age; high risk patient; human; idiopathic scoliosis; intermethod comparison; major clinical study; male; outcome assessment; thorax; vertebral body stapling; Orthopedics; Other Medical Specialties
article description
We report a comparison study of vertebral body stapling (VBS) versus a matched bracing cohort for immature patients with moderate (25 to 44°) idiopathic scoliosis (IS).