Idiopathic scoliosis: the relation between the vertebral canal and the vertebral bodies.

@article{Porter2000IdiopathicST,
  title={Idiopathic scoliosis: the relation between the vertebral canal and the vertebral bodies.},
  author={Robert W Porter},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2000},
  volume={25 11},
  pages={1360-6}
}
STUDY DESIGN The axial length of the vertebral canal and the anterior aspect of the vertebrae were measured in 36 skeletons, 15 with probable idiopathic scoliosis. OBJECTIVES To compare the discrepancy in length of the vertebral canal and the anterior spinal column in skeletons having probable idiopathic scoliosis with the degree of deformity. SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND DATA In idiopathic scoliosis, the vertebral bodies rotate toward the convexity of the curve, whereas the vertebral canal tends… CONTINUE READING

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