Screening for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

@article{Grossman2018ScreeningFA,
  title={Screening for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement},
  author={D. Grossman and S. Curry and D. Owens and M. Barry and K. Davidson and Chyke A Doubeni and J. Epling and A. Kemper and A. Krist and A. Kurth and C. Landefeld and C. Mangione and M. Phipps and M. Silverstein and M. Simon and Chien-Wen Tseng},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2018},
  volume={319},
  pages={165–172}
}
  • D. Grossman, S. Curry, +13 authors Chien-Wen Tseng
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • JAMA
  • Importance Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, a lateral curvature of the spine of unknown cause with a Cobb angle of at least 10°, occurs in children and adolescents aged 10 to 18 years. Idiopathic scoliosis is the most common form and usually worsens during adolescence before skeletal maturity. Severe spinal curvature may be associated with adverse long-term health outcomes (eg, pulmonary disorders, disability, back pain, psychological effects, cosmetic issues, and reduced quality of life… CONTINUE READING
    36 Citations
    Severe scoliosis in an adolescent, benefits of early detection: a case report
    • Highly Influenced
    The Angle of Trunk Rotation in School Children: A Study from an Idiopathic Scoliosis Screening. Prevalence and Optimal Age Screening Value
    • 3
    • PDF

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 30 REFERENCES
    A population-based study of school scoliosis screening.
    • 145
    • PDF
    Effects of bracing in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis.
    • 312
    • PDF