Assessment of angle velocity in girls with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

  title={Assessment of angle velocity in girls with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis},
  author={Ferr{\'a}n Escalada and Ester Marco and Esther Duarte and Josep Ma Muniesa and R. Sanz Boza and M. T. Garc{\'i}a Tejero and Enric C{\'a}ceres},
  pages={20 - 20}
BACKGROUND Although it has been demonstrated that the peak height velocity (PHV) is a predictive factor of progression in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS), little is known about the usefulness of angle progression in clinical practice. The purpose of this study was to establish a relationship between height and angle velocities, as well as to determine if peak angle velocity (PAV) occurs at the same time than PHV. METHODS A retrospective study of a cohort of girls with idiopathic… CONTINUE READING
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