Growing rods for spinal deformity: characterizing consensus and variation in current use.

TitleGrowing rods for spinal deformity: characterizing consensus and variation in current use.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsYang JS, McElroy MJ, Akbarnia BA, Salari P, Oliveira D, Thompson GH, Emans JB, Yazici M, Skaggs DL, Shah SA, Kostial PN, Sponseller PD
JournalJournal of pediatric orthopedics
Volume30
Issue3
Pagination264-70
Date Published2010 Apr-May
Abstract

Growing rods are a commonly used form of growth guidance for patients with early onset scoliosis, but no studies exist to characterize their use among a large group of surgeons.

DOI10.1089/scd.2009.0326
Alternate JournalJ Pediatr Orthop