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1999 Rett Syndrome Medscape

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Rett Syndrome: Meeting the Challenge of This Gender-Specific Neurodevelopmental Disorder
from Medscape General Medicine 1(2), 1999 Posted 01/13/1997 Daniel G. Glaze, MD, Rebecca J. Schultz, MSN, RN, CPNP, The Rett Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Tex. Abstract and Introduction Abstract Rett syndrome (RS) is an incurable neurological disorder that occurs in females. Although the biological...
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2000 Scoliosis Associated With Typical Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser Syndrome Medscape

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Scoliosis Associated With Typical Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser Syndrome
from South Med J 93(2), 2000 Keri Fisher, PA-S, Richard H. Esham, MD, Ian Thorneycroft, PhD, MD, Departments of Physicians Assistant Studies, Medicine, and Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of South Alabama, Mobile.
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Disorders that cause congenital scoliosis include Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome. We present the case of a 46-year-old...
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2001 Radiologic Findings and Curve Progression 22 Years After Treatment for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Medscape

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Orthopaedics, June 2001 Journal Scan Review of article from Spine March 2001 (Volume 26, Number 5)
Radiologic Findings and Curve Progression 22 Years After Treatment for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Comparison of Brace and Surgical Treatment With Matching Control Group of Straight Individuals
Danielsson AJ, Nachemson AL Spine. 2001;26(5):516-525
This article follows a consecutive series of patients treated...
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2002 Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Medscape

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Clinical Cases From Hospital for Joint Diseases
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
from Medscape Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Posted 09/20/2002 Gerard K. Jeong, MD; Thomas J. Errico, MD
Introduction Scoliosis is defined as a spinal curvature in the coronal plane greater than 10° as measured by the Cobb method. However, scoliosis is a deformity that generally occurs in...
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2002 Effect of Grafting Technique on the Maintenance of Coronal and Sagittal Correction in Anterior Treatment of Scoliosis Medscape

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Effect of Grafting Technique on the Maintenance of Coronal and Sagittal Correction in Anterior Treatment of Scoliosis
from Spine 27(19):2129-2136, 2002 Posted 10/25/2002 Jean A. Ouellet, FRCS, Charles E. Johnston II, MD
Conclusions: Although the rib strut grafting technique improves the pseudarthrosis rate, as compared with morsellized graft, it did not affect the maintenance...
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2002 Relations Between Standing Stability and Body Posture Parameters in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Medscape

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Relations Between Standing Stability and Body Posture Parameters in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
from Spine 27(17):1911-1917, 2002 Posted 10/14/2002
Marie-Lyne Nault, BSc; Paul Allard, PhD, PEng; Sébastien Hinse, MSc; Richard Le Blanc, PhD; Olivier Caron, PhD; Hubert Labelle, MD; Heydar Sadeghi, PhD
Conclusions: The use of backward stepwise multiple correlations highlighted the interaction between several...
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2002 The Lenke Classification of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Medscape

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Reports of papers presented to the 17th Annual Meeting of the North American Spine Society
Spinal Deformity Update: The Lenke Classification of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis CME Disclosures Thomas J. Errico, MD Gerard K. Jeong, MD Introduction The selection of fusion levels for spinal arthrodesis remains one of the most...
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2003 Boston Brace Correction in Idiopathic Scoliosis Medscape

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From Spine 28(15):1672-1677, 2003
Boston Brace Correction in Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Biomechanical Study
Posted 09/23/2003 Delphine Périé, PhD , Carl-Eric Aubin, PhD, Yvan Petit, PhD, Marie Beauséjour, MSc, Jean Dansereau, PhD, Hubert Labelle, PhD, MD
Conclusion: High thoracic pads reduced more effectively both thoracic and lumbar scoliotic curves than lumbar pads...
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2003 Changes in Alignment of the Scoliotic Spine in Response to Lateral Bending Medscape

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Changes in Alignment of the Scoliotic Spine in Response to Lateral Bending
from Spine 28(7):693-698, 2003 Posted 04/23/2003 Murray J. Beuerlein, MSc, Vincent J. Raso, MASC, Douglas L. Hill, MBA, Marc J. Moreau, MD, James K. Mahood, MD
Conclusions: Lateral bending does not improve axial rotation in severe scoliosis (scoliosis for which surgical correction...
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2003 Correction of Adult Scoliosis Via a Posterior-Only Approach Medscape

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Correction of Adult Scoliosis Via a Posterior-Only Approach
from Neurosurg Focus 14(1), 2003. Posted 02/14/2003
Caleb R. Lippman, M.D., Caple A. Spence, M.D., A. Samy Youssef, M.D., Ph.D., David W. Cahill, M.D.
Conclusions: In many cases of adult scoliosis, a satisfactory multiplanar correction may be obtained via a single posterior approach and by...
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2003 Evaluation and Management of Scoliosis Medscape

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Evaluation and Management of Scoliosis from J Pediatr Health Care 17(1):42-44, 2003 Posted 02/24/2003 Ellen Taft, RN, MSN, CPNP, Richard Francis, MD
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2003 Idiopathic Scoliosis As a Presenting Sign of Familial Neurologic Abnormalities Medscape

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Idiopathic Scoliosis As a Presenting Sign of Familial Neurologic Abnormalities from Spine 28(1):40-45, 2003 Posted 02/05/2003 Masatoshi Inoue, MD, Yoshinori Nakata, MD, Shohei Minami, MD, Hiroshi Kitahara, MD, Yoshinori Otsuka, MD, Keijiro Isobe, MD, Masashi Takaso, MD, Makoto Tokunaga, MD, Takashi Itabashi, MD, Shinsuke Nishikawa, MD, Hideshige Moriya, MD
Conclusions: It is suggested that...
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2003 Outlook Good in Untreated Idiopathic Scoliosis Medscape

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Outlook Good in Untreated Idiopathic Scoliosis
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Feb. 4, 2003 — A landmark trial reported in the Feb. 5 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association assessed the natural history of untreated late-onset idiopathic scoliosis (LIS) and showed that patients had little functional impairment, aside from back...
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2003 Repair of Adult Scoliosis Effective Long Term Medscape

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Repair of Adult Scoliosis Effective Long Term
Medscape Medical News Laurie Barclay, MD
Feb. 28, 2003 — Repair of adult scoliosis is effective in providing pain relief, functional restoration, and patient satisfaction over the long term, according to a case series published in the February issue of Spine. This is the first report...
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2004 Aminocaproic Acid Reduces Perioperative Blood Loss in Scoliosis Repair Surgery Medscape

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Aminocaproic Acid Reduces Perioperative Blood Loss in Scoliosis Repair Surgery
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Feb. 12, 2004 — Aminocaproic acid (Amicar) is a safe, effective, and inexpensive method of significantly reducing perioperative blood loss in patients undergoing scoliosis repair surgery, according to the Feb. 1 issue of Spine.
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