Safety and Efficacy of Growing Rod Technique for Pediatric Congenital Spinal Deformities


Elsebai H. B. , YAZICI M. , Thompson G. H. , Emans J. B. , Skaggs D. L. , Crawford A. H. , ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, vol.31, no.1, pp.1-5, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/bpo.0b013e318202c1f0
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-5

Abstract

Background: Growing rod surgery is a modern alternative treatment for young children with early onset scoliosis. This is the first study focused on its use in progressive congenital spinal deformities.