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
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- 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
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).