Growing Rods for Spinal Deformity: Characterizing Consensus and Variation in Current Use

Yang J. S., McElroy M. J., Akbarnia B. A., Salari P., Oliveira D., Thompson G. H., ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, vol.30, no.3, pp.264-270, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background Data: Growing rods are a commonly used form of growth guidance for patients with early onset scoliosis, but no studies exist to characterize their use among a large group of surgeons.