Development of an apparatus to evaluate Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis by dynamic surface topography.

@article{Shannon2008DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of an apparatus to evaluate Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis by dynamic surface topography.},
  author={Thomas M. L. Shannon},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
  year={2008},
  volume={140},
  pages={121-7}
}
For cases of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS), commonly the first indicator is a change in the surface shape of the back over time. A proportion of patients so diagnosed require surgical intervention to prevent further progression and to improve cosmesis. The results of a preliminary literature survey have revealed that significant work has already… CONTINUE READING