The Classic: The Iliac Apophysis: An Invaluable Sign in the Management of Scoliosis

@inproceedings{Risser2008TheCT,
  title={The Classic: The Iliac Apophysis: An Invaluable Sign in the Management of Scoliosis},
  author={Joseph C. Risser},
  booktitle={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2008}
}
R isser reported in CORR in 1958 his well-known and important sign to assess the state of vertebral growth and predict which scoliosis curves would likely progress in growing children and which would not [4]. In an earlier article describing scoliosis progression in untreated patients [5], Risser and Ferguson had reported slow growth of the spine (sitting height increase of less than one-half inch) and slow increase in scoliosis deformity between the ages of 5 and 10 years (average increase in… CONTINUE READING
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