Correlates of the peak height velocity in girls with idiopathic scoliosis.

Abstract

STUDY DESIGN Prospective longitudinal. OBJECTIVE Determine correlates of the peak height velocity (PHV) in girls with idiopathic scoliosis. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Only identifiable retrospectively, the PHV is the most useful known maturity marker in idiopathic scoliosis. Clinically useful correlates are needed to make PHV timing helpful. METHODS A… (More)

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