New developments in the treatment of early-onset spinal deformity: role of the Shilla growth guidance system

@inproceedings{Morell2016NewDI,
  title={New developments in the treatment of early-onset spinal deformity: role of the Shilla growth guidance system},
  author={S M Morell and Richard E McCarthy},
  booktitle={Medical devices},
  year={2016}
}
Early-onset scoliosis is a complex condition with multiple facets. The goal of treating any spinal deformity is to improve the condition of the patient with the least intervention necessary. A system that allows for continuation of natural spinal growth while correcting the deformity should be the goal of treating this complex condition. The SHILLA growth guidance system allows for continued growth of the pediatric spine while correcting and guiding the apex and guiding the future growth of the… CONTINUE READING