Scoliosis after solid organ transplantation in children and adolescents.


The occurrence of scoliosis in children after solid organ transplantation is not known. A total of 196 children, which is 93% of patients surviving kidney, liver and heart transplantation in our country, participated in a cross-sectional survey. All children were screened for rib hump, and those with clinically significant hump (over 6 degrees ) underwent… (More)


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@article{Helenius2006ScoliosisAS, title={Scoliosis after solid organ transplantation in children and adolescents.}, author={Ilkka J. Helenius and Hannu J Jalanko and Veikko Remes and Heikki I. Sairanen and Seppo Jaakko Salminen and Christian Holmberg and Petri Palmu and Pekka O. Tervahartiala and Helena L Valta and Sushil K Sarna and M. Helenius and Outi M{\"a}kitie and Jaakko Peltonen}, journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons}, year={2006}, volume={6 2}, pages={324-30} }