A Meta-Analysis of the Efficacy of Non-Operative Treatments for Idiopathic Scoliosis*†

@article{Rowe1997AMO,
  title={A Meta-Analysis of the Efficacy of Non-Operative Treatments for Idiopathic Scoliosis*†},
  author={Dale E. Rowe and Saul M. Bernstein and M F Riddick and Federico Adler and John B Emans and Daryle Gardner-Bonneau},
  journal={The Journal of Bone \& Joint Surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={79},
  pages={664–74}
}
With use of data culled from twenty studies, members of the Prevalence and Natural History Committee of the Scoliosis Research Society conducted a meta-analysis of 1910 patients who had been managed with bracing (1459 patients), lateral electrical surface stimulation (322 patients), or observation (129 patients) because of idiopathic scoliosis. Three variables—the type of treatment, the level of maturity, and the criterion for failure—were analyzed to determine which had the greatest impact on… Expand
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