TLSO treatment of idiopathic scoliosis. An analysis of the Wilmington jacket.

@article{Hanks1988TLSOTO,
  title={TLSO treatment of idiopathic scoliosis. An analysis of the Wilmington jacket.},
  author={Geoffrey Hanks and Basil G. Zimmer and J Nogi},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1988},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={626-9}
}
A retrospective study of one hundred female patients treated for idiopathic scoliosis using an underarm plastic thoracolumbar-sacral orthosis (TLSO) jacket was undertaken. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of the Wilmington jacket, to search for clinical variables which could statistically predict success, and to evaluate preliminary results of parttime bracing in 25 patients. The following parameters were statistically evaluated by multiple regression analysis: age, sex… CONTINUE READING

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