Growth modulation by means of anterior tethering resulting in progressive correction of juvenile idiopathic scoliosis: a case report.

@article{Crawford2010GrowthMB,
  title={Growth modulation by means of anterior tethering resulting in progressive correction of juvenile idiopathic scoliosis: a case report.},
  author={Charles H. Crawford and Lawrence G Lenke},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2010},
  volume={92 1},
  pages={
          202-9
        }
}
The treatment of juvenile idiopathic scoliosis continues to evolve with the search for ways to positively affect the natural history of deformity progression and disability while minimizing treatment morbidity1. Traction, bracing, and casting are often the first treatment attempts to control the deformity, although many deformities will progress to surgical intervention1,2. The goals of surgical treatment include correcting the deformity, or preventing progression of the deformity, while… CONTINUE READING

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