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Page: Adult Scoliosis
Epidemiology Adult scoliosis can be defined as a spinal coronal plane deformity of greater than 10° that presents in a skeletally mature individual. A number of studies have reported the prevalence of…
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Page: Complex Procedures - Revision Surgeries and Spine Osteotomies for Idiopathic Scoliosis
Although not common, revision procedures in paediatric scoliosis surgery present a significant challenge to the treating surgeons. This article reviews the common indications for complex spinal recons…
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Page: Complications of Surgical Procedures for Idiopathic Scoliosis
Data from the US National Inpatient Sample (NIS) indicate that of 51,911 patients undergoing spinal fusion for idiopathic scoliosis between 1993 and 2002, the in-hospital complication rate was 14.9% f…
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Page: Etiology and Anatomy of Idiopathic Scoliosis
Idiopathic scoliosis is a three-dimensional curvature of the spine that occurs with no clearly identifiable cause and remains a subject of active investigation. Progress has been made, especially in t…
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Page: Long-Term Outcomes Following Fusion for Scoliosis Deformity
Epidemiological studies estimate that 1-3% of the at-risk population (children ages 10-16 years) have some degree of spinal curvature, although most curves need no intervention.1,2 Progressive scolios…
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Page: Pediatric idiopathic scoliosis
Introduction Scoliosis is a coronal curvature of the spine measuring > 10°. This article focuses on idiopathic scoliosis, which is a diagnosis of exclusion. The differential diagnosis is vast (see tab…
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Page: Spine - Idiopathic Scoliosis
{use-layout:ORTHOSEC} Subspecialty Theme of the Month, December 2011 Idiopathic scoliosis is a complex condition with many rapidly evolving facets. The articles in this Subspecialty Theme of the Month…
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Page: The Value of Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
The concept of bracing a scoliotic curve to correct and prevent progression of the deformity has been known since Antiquity and is now a common and accepted method of treatment. Although braces are cu…
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