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Research Scoliosis Articles

Author: MD Orthopaedics
Date Posted: 30th March 2008

Predicting Scoliosis
In support of their research for or preparation of this work, one or more of the authors received, in any one year, outside funding or grants in excess of $10,000 from the Scoliosis Research Society.
Author: USA Universities
Date Posted: 12th March 2008

Neurological Deficits
To investigate the incidence of neurologic deficits after scoliosis correction at 1 institution and identify the risk factors for such deficits in scoliosis correction.
Author: MD Orthopaedics
Date Posted: 1st March 2008

Low Back Pain
To carry out a comparative semiological analysis of pain in scoliotic and nonscoliotic adults with low back pain, and to study the factors that correlate with the severity of pain in scoliotic patients
Author: Pub Med
Date Posted: 22nd February 2008

X-Lif Surgical Alternative
A new lower back surgery technique called Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (X-LIF) has become a possible surgical alternative for sufferers of painful scoliosis and degenerated spinal disc.
Date Posted: 28th January 2008

Fonar
FONAR Invents Radiation-Free Method to Diagnose and Monitor Scoliosis. Breakthrough Can End Later-Life Breast Cancer Induced by Overexposure To Spine X-Rays
Author: Fonar
Date Posted: 26th November 2007

MRI Scanners
After several conventional MRI scans that have been made a misery by panic-inducing claustrophobia, I've finally discovered the answer.
Author: Upright MRI Scan Centre
Date Posted: 27th October 2007

Pulmonary Function
After several conventional MRI scans that have been made a misery by panic-inducing claustrophobia, I've finally discovered the answer.
Author: Upright MRI Scan Centre
Date Posted: 27th October 2007

Abnormal Curve
Scoliosis is an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine. It is most often diagnosed in childhood or early adolescence, but can also be diagnosed in adults.
Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc
Date Posted: 5th September 2007

Non Surgical - Adults
A Systematic Literature Review of Nonsurgical Treatment in Adult Scoliosis.
Author: Newswise
Date Posted: 3rd September 2007

CD Instrument
Objective. To evaluate long-term results after operative treatment with Cotrel-Dubousset (CD) instrumentation for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS).
Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc
Date Posted: 3rd September 2007

Spinal Deformity
What Impact Does Spinal Deformity Correction for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Make on Quality of Life?
Author: Spine Supplement
Date Posted: 1st September 2007

Scoliosis Boys & Girls
It is usually diagnosed when children are entering puberty, most often in females. Three-to-five out of every 1,000 children develop scoliosis. Rarely does it begin to occur in adults.
Author: LSMJ.com
Date Posted: July 2007

Biometry Scoliosis
Many studies have been devoted to the role of back muscle activity in the development of scoliosis. While an imbalance in the electromyographic (EMG) activity has often been detected at the skin surface, very little information is available on the mechanisms by which such an imbalance could take place.
Author: Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Date Posted: July 2007

Pathogenesis Research
Transverse A twenty-year research on the pathogenesis of functional disorders of the respiratory tract in children and adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis.
Date Posted: 31st July 2007

Hadasit Back Brace
An experimental back brace developed by Hadasit, the technology transfer company of Hadassah University Medical Centers, has shown positive results in treating scoliosis in a clinical trial.
Author: Hadasit
Date Posted: 31st July 2007

Scoliosis & Prader Willi
Prader-Willi syndrome is a rare disease associated with a variety of musculoskeletal abnormalities, including scoliosis, joint hyperlaxity, and delayed bone age.
Date Posted: 20th July 2007

Surgical Decision
The objective of this paper was to assess the reliability of surgeons' decision-making in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) based on patient photographs and clinical and radiographic data.
Date Posted: 15th June 2007