Tag: AIS

Shape analysis could predict postoperative results in AIS surgery

Procrustes analysis—a form of statistical shape analysis—could be used to predict postoperative results in advance of surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS), a study...

Combined convex and concave costoplasty for posterior chest wall in AIS

At the NSpine meeting (London, UK), Bronek Boszczyk (Benedictus Clinic Tutzing, Germany) discussed combined convex and concave costoplasty for posterior chest wall in adolescent...
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The amount of curve correction matters for achieving balanced shoulders in...

In Lenke type 1 or type 2 adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS), significant correction of the main thoracic curve with relative under-correction of the proximal...

Bracing superior to exercise for treating spinal curvature in AIS patients,...

Both bracing and exercise have demonstrable, significant treatment effectiveness for patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. This was the finding of a randomised, controlled trial...

Implanet white paper confirms safety and efficacy of Jazz system

Implanet has announced the publication of a new white paper, which presents clinical results from a group of adolescents suffering from hypokyphotic thoracic scoliosis...

Danish study finds five-times higher incidence of cancer in adolescent idiopathic...

In a study of the incidence of cancer in a cohort of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients treated 25 years previously, investigators have found...