VEPTR™ growing rods for early-onset neuromuscular scoliosis: feasible and effective.

@article{White2011VEPTRGR,
  title={VEPTR™ growing rods for early-onset neuromuscular scoliosis: feasible and effective.},
  author={Klane K White and Kit M. Song and Nathan L Frost and Brian K. Daines},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2011},
  volume={469 5},
  pages={1335-41}
}
BACKGROUND The Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (VEPTR™; Synthes North America, West Chester, PA) reportedly controls spinal deformity associated with constrictive chest wall conditions. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES We asked whether spine-to-spine constructs using VEPTR™ instrumentation in combination with standard spinal instrumentation could be… CONTINUE READING