TITLE

Early Onset Scoliosis: Future Directions

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, George H.; Lenke, Lawrence G.; Akbarnia, Behrooz A.; McCarthy, Richard E.; Campbell Jr., Robert M.
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 89-A, p163
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the future prospects for the management of children with severe, progressive early onset scoliosis. The author reviews some of the major issues for future research regarding the rare yet potentially fatal disease. Among the issues examined are etiological considerations and current treatment concerns.
ACCESSION #
23959203

 

Related Articles

  • Children's offers new spinal surgery. Sinovic, Steve // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;11/9/2007, Issue 323786, p5 

    The article reports on the innovative procedure offered by the medical team at the Children's Hospital Central California to young patients with spinal problems. The medical team headed by pediatric orthopedic surgeon Michael Elliott has conducted a surgery utilizing a vertical expandable...

  • Management Themes in Early Onset Scoliosis. Akbarnia, Behrooz A. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 89-A, p42 

    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 Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis. Lenke, Lawrence G.; Dobbs, Matthew B. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 89-A, p55 

    The article describes scoliotic deformities in patients who are at least three years old but younger than 10 years old when the deformity is first identified. Observation remains to be the main treatment for majority of small curves in patients with juvenile idiopathic scoliosis. Spinal...

  • Pulmonary Function Following Early Thoracic Fusion in Non-Neuromuscular Scoliosis. Karol, Lori A.; Johnston, Charles; Mladenov, Kiril; Schochet, Peter; Walters, Patricia; Browne, Richard H. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jun2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 6, p1272 

    Background: While early spinal fusion may halt progressive deformity in young children with scoliosis, it does not facilitate lunggrowth and, in certain children, it can result in thoracic insufficiency syndrome. The purpose of this study was to determine pulmonary function at intermediate-term...

  • Author Index for EuroSpine Supplement 2011.  // European Spine Journal;Sep2011, Vol. 20, p548 

    An author index for the 2011 issue of "European Spine Journal" is presented.

  • Management of scoliosis. McMaster, M. J. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Sep1982, Vol. 75 Issue 9, p685 

    The article reflects on the management of scoliosis, which is often a progressive condition in children, resulting in severe deformity, disability or death. Thus, all curves should be recognized at an early stage, because prevention is better than to correct severe deformity. It is suggested...

  • Comparison of Conservative Treatments for Children With Idiopathic Scoliosis. Dzamic, Dragana; Petronic, Ivana; Nikolic, Dejan; Cirovic, Dragana; Knezevic, Tatjana; Brdar, Radivoj // Scripta Medica;Oct2013, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p86 

    Introduction. We evaluated the effectiveness of different methods of conservative treatment modalities for the treatment of idiopathic scoliosis in children. Patients and Methods. The study included 61 patients with scoliosis. The modalities of phvsical treatment included exercise, exercise plus...

  • An Occult Spinal Neurenteric Cyst Associated with Congenital Hemivertebrae. Guarrera, V.; Conte, G.; Cavallaro, T.; Chiaramonte, R.; D¿amore, A.; Caltabiano, R.; Chiaramonte, I. // Neuroradiology Journal;Jun2012, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p368 

    We describe a case of an occult spinal neurenteric cyst associated with congenital hemivertebrae. Different intraspinal anomalies, such as neurenteric cysts (representing 0.3 to 0.5 % of all spinal tumors) have been reported in association with congenital hemivertebrae. Indeed, although CT is...

  • Surgical management of spondylolisthesis overview of literature. Sadiq, Shahzad; Meir, Adam; Hughes, S. P. F. // Neurology India;Dec2005, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p506 

    The article reports on spondylolisthesis and its surgical management. Spondylolisthesis comes from two words, "spondylos," which means vertebrae and "listhesis," which means slippage. It is forward slippage of one vertebra on another and may result from spondylolysis. The natural history,...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics