Management Themes in Early Onset Scoliosis

Akbarnia, Behrooz A.
February 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 89-A, p42
Academic Journal
The article discusses key issues concerning the management of children with early onset scoliosis, which manifests itself during the first five years of life. It includes information on the many etiologies for scoliosis and the surgical options for the treatment of early onset scoliosis. The management of children with progressive early onset scoliosis, however, has proven to be difficult due to the decreased effectiveness of the standard modalities used to treat the condition in older patients.


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