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 series, originally published in the Summer 2009 issue of the COA Bullein, provide an update by experts in the field.

Dr. Stefan Parent discusses etiology and anatomy of idiopathic scoliosis

Dr. Hubert Labelle provides an update on bracing in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Dr. Stephen Lewis reports on complex procedures used in the treatment of idiopathic scoliosis

Dr. Jean-Marc Mac-Thiong sheds light on complications of surgery for idiopathic scoliosis

Drs. Michael Katsimihas and Christopher S. Bailey comment on adult scoliosis

Dr. Marc J. Moreau concentrates on long-term outcomes following fusion for scoliosis deformity

Date Released


December 5, 2011

Etiology and Anatomy of Idiopathic Scoliosis

The Value of Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

December 12, 2011

Complex Procedures – Revision Surgeries and Spine Osteotomies for Idiopathic Scoliosis

Complications of Surgical Procedures for Idiopathic Scoliosis

December 19, 2011

Adult Scoliosis

December 26, 2011

Long-Term Outcomes Following Fusion for Scoliosis Deformity


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