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Bilateral Rib to Pelvis Technique for the management of early onset scoliosis

Smith JT
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 469(5):1349-55 May 01, 2011

 

Can Infection Associated with VEPTR be Managed without Implant Removal

Smith JT, Smith MS
Spine, 36(25):2176-9. Dec 01, 2011

 

Can parents rate their children's quality of life? Perspectives on pediatric orthopedic outcomes.

Matsumoto H, Vitale MG, Hyman JE, Roye DP Jr
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 20(3):184-90 May 01, 2011

 

Characterization of Radiation Exposure in Early-Onset Scoliosis Patients Treated With the Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (VEPTR).

Cannon TA, Neto NA, Kelly DM, Warner WC Jr, Sawyer JR
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. Oct 29, 2013

 

Clinical and radiological distinction between spondylothoracic dysostosis (Lavy-Moseley syndrome) and spondylocostal dysostosis (Jarcho-Levin syndrome).

Berdon WE, Lampl BS, Cornier AS, Ramirez N, Turnpenny PD, Vitale MG, Seimon LP, Cowles RA
Pediatric Radiology, 41(3):384-8 Mar 01, 2011

 

Early Onset Scoliosis: A Pulmonary Perspective.

Redding G.
Spine Deformity Nov 01, 2014

 

Expansion thoracoplasty affects lung growth and morphology in a rabbit model: a pilot study

Olson JC, Kurek KC, Mehta HP, Warman ML, Snyder BD
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 469(5); 1375-1382 May 01, 2011

 

Growth friendly spine surgery: management options for the young child with scoliosis.

Gomez JA, Lee JK, Kim PD, Roye DP, Vitale MG
Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 19(12):722-7. Dec 01, 2011

 

Is the Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib a Surgical Alternative in Patients with Spina Bifida?

Flynn JM, Ramirez N, Emans JB, Smith JT, Mulcahey MJ, Betz RR
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 469(5):1291-6 May 01, 2011

 

Is there a relationship between thoracic dimensions and pulmonary function in early-onset scoliosis?

Glotzbecker M, Johnston C, Miller P, Smith J, Perez-Grueso FS, Woon R, Flynn J, Gold M, Garg S, Redding G, Cahill P, Emans J.
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Measuring quality of life in children with early onset scoliosis: development and initial validation of the early onset scoliosis questionnaire.

Corona J, Matsumoto H, Roye DP, Vitale MG
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 31(2):180-5 Mar 01, 2011

 

Outcomes of Chiari I-Associated Scoliosis after Intervention: A Meta-analysis of the Pediatric Literature

Hwang SW, Samdani AF, Jea A, Raval A, Gaughan JP, Betz RR, Cahill PJ
Child's Nervous System, 28:1213–1219 Jan 01, 2012

 

Psychological Dysfunction in Children Who Require Repetitive Surgery for Early Onset Scoliosis

Flynn JM, Matsumoto H, Torres F, Ramirez N, Vitale MG
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 32(6):594-9 Sep 01, 2012

 

Structure-Respiration Function Relationships Before and After Surgical Treatment of Early-onset Scoliosis

Redding GJ, Mayer OH
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 469(5):1330-4 May 01, 2011

 

VEPTR™ Growing Rods for Early-onset Neuromuscular Scoliosis: Feasible and Effective

White KK, Song KM, Frost N, Daines BK
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 469(5):1335-1341 May 01, 2011

 

" Sagittal Spinopelvic Parameters of Young Children With Scoliosis"

El-Hawary R, Sturm PF, Cahill PJ, Samdani AF, Vitale MG, Gabos PG, Bodin ND, D'Amato CR, Harris C, Howard JJ, Morris SH, Smith JT
Spine Deformity, 1(5):343–347 Sep 01, 2013

 

A Classification of Growth Friendly Spine Implants.

Skaggs DL, Akbarnia BA, Flynn JM, Myung KS, Sponseller PD, Vitale MG
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Epub Aug 29, 2013

 

A multicenter retrospective cohort analysis of infection characteristics and rates with VEPTR surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis

Garg S, Cyr M, Glotzbecker M, Carry P, Smith JT, Sawyer J, Pahys J, Luhmann S, Flynn J, El-Hawary R, Vitale, MG, St. Hilaire, T, The Children’s Spine Study Group
Spine Deformity, 2(6): 504–505 Nov 01, 2014

 

A New Classification System to Report Complications in Growing Spine Surgery: A Multicenter Consensus Study.

Smith JT, Johnston C, Skaggs D, Flynn J, Vitale M.
J Pediatr Orthop, 35(8):798-803 Dec 01, 2015

 

A Retrospective Cohort Study of Pulmonary Function, Radiographic Measures And Quality of Life in Children with Congenital Scoliosis: An Evaluation of Patient Outcomes After Traditional Spine Surgery

Vitale MG, Matsumoto H, Bye MR, Gomez JA, Booker WA, Hyman JE, Roye DP Jr
Spine 2008 May, 33(11):1242-1249, May 15, 2008 May 15, 2008

 

An unusual case of congenital scoliosis in a patient with Down syndrome.

Ranade AS, Ahmed I, Williams RA, Samdani AF:
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2009 Sept, 3 Sep 01, 2009

 

Best Practice Guidelines For Surgical Site Infection Prevention with Surgical Treatment of Early Onset Scoliosis

Glotzbecker M, St. Hilare TA, Pawelek JB, Thompson GH, Vitale MG, Children's Spine Study Group, Growing Spine Study Group
J Pediatr Orthop, epub Oct 23, 2017

 

Bilateral use of the vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib attached to the pelvis: a novel treatment for scoliosis in the growing spine

Samdani AF, Ranade A, Dolch HJ, Williams R, St Hilaire T, Cahill P, Betz RR
Journal of Neurosurgery, 10(4):287-92. Apr 01, 2009

 

Classification of Early Onset Scoliosis Has Excellent Inter and Intra Observer Reliability

Cyr M, St. Hilaire T, Pan Z, Thompson GH, Vitale MG, Garg S, Children’s Spine Study Group, Growing Spine Study, Group
J Pediatr Orthop 37(1):e1-e3. Jan 01, 2017

 

Clinically apparent adverse reactions to intra-wound vancomycin powder in early onset scoliosis are rare.

DeFrancesco CJ, Flynn JM, Smith JT, Luhmann SJ, Sawyer JR, Glotzbecker M, Pahys J, Garg S, Vitale M, Farrington DM, Sturm P; Children’s Spine Study Group.
J Child Orthop, 11(6):414-418 Dec 01, 2017

 

Complication Severity Score for Growth-Friendly Surgery Has Strong Inter-rater and Intra-rater Agreement

Michael N, Palmer C, Smith JT, Pan Z, St Hilaire T, Morgan J, Heagy V, Garg, S, Children's Spine Study Group
JPO, 38(4):e190-e193 Apr 01, 2018

 

Complications and Radiographic Outcomes of Posterior Spinal Fusion and Observation in Patients Who Have Undergone Distraction-Based Treatment for Early Onset Scoliosis

Sawyer JR, Medéa de Mendonça RG, Flynn TS, Samdani AF, El-Hawary R, Spurway AJ, Smith JT, Emans JB, St. Hilaire T, Soufleris SJ, Murphy RP, Children's Spine Study Group
Spine Deformity, 4(6): 407–412 Nov 01, 2016

 

Controversies surrounding Jarcho-Levin Syndrome

Cornier AS, Ramirez N, Carlo S, Reiss A
Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 15(6):614-20 Dec 01, 2003

 

Deformidad de la caja torácica

Ramírez-Lluch N, Acevedo-Echevarría JM
Rev Chil Cir, 70(4):373-381 Jan 01, 2018

 

Development and initial validation of a disease specific measure for early onset scoliosis.

Roye DP, Matsumoto H, Corona J, Avendano J Vitale MG
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 2010, 158:172-6 Jan 01, 2010

 

Development and initial validation of the Classification of Early-Onset Scoliosis (C-EOS).

Williams BA, Matsumoto H, McCalla DJ, Akbarnia BA, Blakemore LC, Betz RR, Flynn JM, Johnston CE, McCarthy RE, Roye DP Jr, Skaggs DL, Smith JT, Snyder BD, Sponseller PD, Sturm PF, Thompson GH, Yazici M, Vitale MG
J Bone Joint Surg, 96(16):1359-67 Sep 20, 2014

 

Distraction Based Treatment Maintains Predicted Thoracic Dimensions in Early Onset Scoliosis

Glotzbecker MP, Gold M, Miller P, Akbarnia BA, Johnston C, Sanchez Perez Grueso F, Shah SA, Emans J
Spine Deformity, 2(3): 203–207 May 01, 2014

 

Does Expansion Thoracoplasty Improve Volume of the Convex Lung in a Windswept Thorax?

Smith JT, Jerman J, Stringham J, Smith MS, Gollogy S
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 29(8):944-7. Dec 01, 2009

 

Early Changes in Pulmonary Function After Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib Insertion in Children With Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome

Mayer OH, Redding G
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2009 Jan-Feb, 29(1):35-8 Jan 01, 2009

 

Early Onset Spinal Deformity in Skeletal Dysplasias: A Multi-Center Study of Growth Friendly Systems

White KK, Bompadre V, Shah SA, Redding GJ, Krengel WF 3rd, Mackenzie WG, Children's Spine Study Group, Growing Spine Study Group
Spine Deformity, 6(4):478-482 Jul 01, 2018

 

Early-onset Scoliosis.

Cahill PJ, Samdani AF
Orthopedics, 1;35(12):1001-3 Dec 01, 2012

 

Effects on lung function of multiple expansion thoracoplasty in children with thoracic insufficiency syndrome: a longitudinal study.

Motoyama EK, Deeney VF, Fine GF, Yang CI, Mutich RL, Walczak SA, Moreland MS
Spine, Volume 31, No. 3, pp. 284-90 Feb 01, 2006

 

Efficacy of Intraoperative Neurologic Monitoring in Surgery Involving a Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib for Early-Onset Spinal Deformity

Skaggs DL, Choi PD, Rice C, Emans J, Song KM, Smith JT, Campbell RM Jr
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 91:1657-1663 Jul 01, 2009

 

Evaluating the extent of clinical uncertainty among treatment options for patients with early-onset scoliosis.

Corona J, Miller DJ, Downs J, Akbarnia BA, Betz RR, Blakemore LC, Campbell RM Jr, Flynn JM, Johnston CE, McCarthy RE, Roye DP Jr, Skaggs DL, Smith JT, Snyder BD, Sponseller PD, Sturm PF, Thompson GH, Yazici M, Vitale MG
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 95(10):e67 May 15, 2013

 

Expansion thoracoplasty improves respiratory function in a rabbit model of postnatal pulmonary hypoplasia: a pilot study.

Mehta HP, Snyder BD, Baldassarri SR, Hayward MJ, Giuffrida MJ, Entezari V, Jackson AC
Spine, 15;35(2):153-61. Jan 01, 2010

 

Expansion thoracoplasty: the surgical technique of opening-wedge thoracostomy. Surgical technique.

Campbell RM Jr, Smith MD, Hell-Vocke AK
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 86-A Suppl 1:51-64. Mar 01, 2004

 

Expert Consensus and Equipoise: Planning a Randomized Control Trial of Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods

Feinberg N, Matsumoto H, Hung CW, St. Hilaire T, Pawelek J, Sawyer JF, Akbarnia B, Skaggs D, Roye BD, Roye D, Vitale MG
Spine Deformity, 6(3):303-307 May 01, 2018

 

Extent of Spine Deformity Predicts Lung Growth and Function in Rabbit Model of Early Onset Scoliosis.

El-Hawary R, Samdani A, Wade J, Smith M, Heflin JA, Klatt JW, Vitale MG, Smith JT; Children's Spine Study Group.
PLoS One Aug 28, 2015

 

Factors Associated with Spinal Fusion after Posterior Fossa Decompression in Pediatric Patients with Chiari I Malformation and Scoliosis,

Mackel CE, Cahill PJ, Roguski M, Samdani AF, Sugrue PA, Kawakami N, Sturm PF, Pahys JM, Betz RR, El-Hawary R, Hwang SW
J Neurosurg Pediatr, 25(6):737-743 Dec 01, 2016

 

Feasibility and accuracy of pedicle screws in children younger than 8 years of age.

Ranade A, Samdani AF, Williams R, Barnes K, McGirt MJ, Ramos G, Betz RR:
Spine, 34(26):2907-2911 Dec 01, 2009

 

Fusionless Instrumentation Systems for Congenital Scoliosis: Expandable Spinal Rods and Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib in the Management of Congenital Spine Deformities in the Growing Child

Yazici M, Emans J
Spine, 34(17):1800-1807 Aug 01, 2009

 

Growing rod and vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib perform differently for idiopathic early onset scoliosis at 5-year follow-up

Sponseller PD, McClung A, Pawelek JB, El Hawary R, Thompson GH, Smith JT, Vitale MG, Akbarnia BA, Bachabi M, Children's Spine Study Group, Growing Spine Study Group, Sponseller PD
Spine Deformity, 3(6): 628 Nov 01, 2015

 

Growth Friendly Surgery is Effective at Treating Early Onset Scoliosis Associated with Goldenhar Syndrome

Connell B, Oore J, Pahys J, Thompson G, St. Hilaire T, Flynn T, El-Hawary R, Children's Spine Study Group, Growing Spine Study Group
Spine Deformity, 6(3): 327-333 May 01, 2018

 

Growth Modulation of the Scoliotic Spine:Where Are We Now?

Franzone JM, Vitale MG.
Semin Spine Surg, 24(3): 174-179 Sep 01, 2012

 

Growth of the Thoracic Spine in Congenital Scoliosis after Expansion Thoracoplasty

Campbell RM Jr, Hell-Vocke AK
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 85-A(3): 409-420 Mar 01, 2003

 

Halo-gravity traction versus surgical release before implantation of expandable spinal devices: a comparison of results and complications in early-onset spinal deformity.

Caubet JF, Emans JB
J Spinal Disord Tech, 24(2):99-104 Apr 01, 2011

 

Health Related Quality of Life in Children with Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome: A Report from the CWSD Core SG

Vitale MG, Matsumoto H, Roye DP Jr, Gomez JA, Betz RR, Emans JB, Skaggs DL, Smith JT, Song KM, Campbell RM Jr
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 28(2):239-243, March 2008 Mar 01, 2008

 

How Often Do You Lengthen? A Physician Survey on Lengthening Practice for Prosthetic Rib Devices

Striano BM, Refakis C, Garg S, El-Hawary R, Pahys JM, Vitale M, Campbell RM, Flynn JM, Cahill PJ
Spine Deformity, 6(4): 473-477 Jul 01, 2018

 

Iatrogenic radiation exposure to patients with early onset spine and chest wall deformities.

Khorsand D, Song KM, Swanson J, Alessio A, Redding GJ, Waldhausen J
Spine, 38(17):E1108-14 Aug 01, 2013

 

Iatrogenic thoracic outlet syndrome secondary to vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib expansion thoracoplasty: pathogenesis and strategies for prevention/treatment.

Nassr A, Larson AN, Crane B, Hammerberg KW, Sturm PF, Mardjetko SM
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2009 Jan-Feb, 29(1):31-4 Jan 01, 2009

 

Idiopathic Early-Onset Scoliosis: Growing Rods vs. Vertically Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Ribs at 5-Year Follow-Up

Bachabi M, McClung A, Pawelek JB, El Hawary R, Thompson GH, Smith JT, Vitale MG, Akbarnia BA, Sponseller PD, Children's Spine Study Group, Growing Spine Study Group
JPO, epub Jun 08, 2018

 

Increased hemoglobin levels in patients with Early Onset Scoliosis: prevalence and effect of a treatment with VEPTR

Caubet JF, Emans JB, Smith JT, Vanbosse H, Ramirez N, Flynn J, Vitale M, Smith M, St Hilaire T, Klinge S
Spine 2009 Nov, 34(23): 2534–2536 Nov 01, 2009

 

Initial Cast Correction as a Predictor of Treatment Outcome Sucess for Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis?

Gomez JA, Grzywna A, Miller PE, Karlin LI, Garg S, Sanders, JO, Sturm, PF, Sponseller PD, D'Astous JL, Glotzbecker MP, Children's Spine Study Group, Growing Spine Study Group
JPO, 37(8):e625-e630 Dec 01, 2017

 

Intraspinal anomalies in infantile idiopathic scoliosis: prevalence and role of magnetic resonance imaging.

Pahys JM, Samdani AF, Betz RR
Spine, 20;34(12):E434-8 May 01, 2009

 

Lung Function Asymmetry in Children with Congenital and Infantile Scoliosis

Redding G, Song K, Inscore S, Effmann E, Campbell R
Spine 2008 Jul-Aug, 8(4):639-44 Jul 01, 2008

 

Magnetically controlled growing rods for spinal deformity

Smith JT, Campbell RM
Lancet, 26;379(9830):1930-1 May 01, 2012

 

Management of Gibbus Deformity associated with Myelomeningocele in the Young Child using Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (VEPTR): A Case Report

Smith JT, Novais E
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery , 15;92(12):2211-5 Sep 01, 2010

 

Management of thoracic insufficiency syndrome

Mayer OH
Current Opinion in Pediatrics, 21(3):333-343 Jun 01, 2009

 

Management of Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome in Patients with Jarcho-Levin Syndrome Using VEPTRs (Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Ribs).

Karlin JG, Roth MK, Patil V, Cordell D, Trevino H, Simmons J, Campbell RM, Joshi AP.
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. Nov 05, 2014

 

Measuring Outcomes in Children with Early-Onset Scoliosis

Gomez JA, Vitale MG.
Semin Spine Surg, 24(3):140-143 Sep 01, 2012

 

Measuring Physical Functioning in Children with Spinal Impairments with Computerized Adaptive Testing

Mulcahey MJ, Haley SM, Duffy T, Pengsheng N, Betz RR
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 28(3):330-335, April/May 2008 May 01, 2008

 

More Experienced Surgeons Less Likely to Fuse: A Focus Group Review of 315 Hypothetical EOS Cases.

Williams BA, Asghar J, Matsumoto H, Flynn JM, Roye DP Jr, Vitale MG
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 33(1):68-74 Jan 01, 2013

 

Mortality in Children with Hypoplastic Chest Wall Deformity following Reconstructive Surgery

Betz RR, Mulcahey MJ, Ramirez N, Flynn JM, Smith JT, St Hilaire T, Campbell RM
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 28(8):850-3 Dec 01, 2008

 

Musculoskeletal manifestations of neonatal nonketotic hyperglycinemia

Ramirez N, Flynn JM, Casalduc F, Rodriguez S, Cornier AS, Carlo S
Journal of Children's Orthopaedics, 6:199-203 Jan 01, 2012

 

Natural History of Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome: A Spondylothoracic Dysplasia Perspective

Norman Ramirez MD, Alberto S Cornier MD, PhD, Robert Campbell RM Jr MD, Simon Carlo MD, Sandra Arroyo MD, Jesse Romeu MD
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery; 89: 2663 - 2675 Dec 01, 2007

 

New treatment concept for children with thoracic insufficiency syndrome due to congenital spine deformity

Hell AK, Campbell RM, Hefti F
Klinischae Padiatrie Oct , 217(5):268-73 Sep 01, 2005

 

Novel titanium constructs for chest wall reconstruction in children.

Stephenson JT, Song KM, Avansino JR, Mesher A, Waldhausen JH
Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 46(5):1005-10 May 01, 2011

 

Obstructive lung disease in children with idiopathic scoliosis.

McPhail GL, Ehsan Z, Howells SA, Boesch RP, Fenchel MC, Szczesniak R, Jain V, Agabegi S, Sturm P, Wall E, Redding GJ.
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. Apr 01, 2015

 

Obstructive Lung Disease is Common in Children With Syndromic and Congenital Scoliosis: A Preliminary Study.

McPhail GL, Howells SA, Boesch RP, Wood RE, Ednick M, Chini BA, Jain V, Agabegi S, Sturm P, Wall E, Crawford A, Redding GJ
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Dec 01, 2013

 

Parallel Proximal Fixation In Rib-Based Growing Rod System: A Novel Approach To Deal With Proximal Anchor Migration.

Heflin J, Welborn M, Ramirez-Lluch N, Iriarte I, El-Hawary R, Fedorak GT, Smith JT; Children's Spine Study Group.
Spine, 43(14):E855-E858 Jul 15, 2018

 

Parasol Rib Deformity in Hypotonic Neuromuscular Scoliosis: A New Radiographic Definition, and a Comparison of short-term treatment outcomes with VEPTR and Growing Rods.

Livingston K, Zurakowski D, Snyder B; Children's Spine Study Group, Children's Spine Foundation; Growing Spine Study Group, Growing Spine Foundation.
Spine Mar 27, 2015

 

Patients without intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM) alerts during VEPTR implantation did not sustain neurologic injury during subsequent routine expansions: a retrospective multi-center cohort study

LaGreca J, Flynn T, Cahill PJ, Samdani A, Vitale MG, El-Hawary R, Smith JT, Phillips JH, Flynn JM, Glotzbecker M, Garg S, Children's Spine Study Group
JPO, 37(8):e619-e624 Dec 01, 2017

 

Perioperative Neurologic Injury Associated With Rib-Based Distraction Surgery.

Gauthier L, Mandourah Y, Soroceanu A, McIntosh A, Flynn J, El-Hawary R.
Spine Deformity Nov 01, 2014

 

Prediction of Thoracic Dimensions and Spine Length Based on Individual Pelvic Dimensions in Children and Adolescents: An Age-Independent, Individualized Standard for Evaluation of Outcome in Early Onset Spinal Deformity.

Emans JB, Ciarlo M, Callahan M, Zurakowski D
Spine, 30(24):2824-2829 Dec 01, 2005

 

Prediction of Thoracic Dimensions and Spine Length Based on Individual Pelvic Dimensions: Validation of the Use of Pelvic Inlet Width Obtained with Radiographs Compared to CT.

Gold M, Dombek M, Miller PE, Emans JB, Glotzbecker MP
Spine. Oct 09, 2013

 

Psychosocial Effects of Repetitive Surgeries in Children With Early-Onset Scoliosis: Are We Putting Them at Risk?

Matsumoto H, Williams BA, Corona J, Comer JS, Fisher PW, Neria Y, Roye BD, Roye1 DP, Vitale MG
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Epub Jul 17, 2013

 

Reliability analysis of Cobb angle measurements of congenital scoliosis using X-ray and 3D-CT images.

Tauchi R, Tsuji T, Cahill PJ, Flynn JM, Glotzbecker M, El-Hawary R, Heflin JA, Imagama S, Joshi AP, Nohara A, Ramirez N, Roye DP Jr, Saito T, Sawyer JR, Smith JT, Kawakami
Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 26(1):53-7 Jan 01, 2016

 

Reliability of Proximal Junctional Kyphosis Measurements for Young Children with Scoliosis

Khudairy AA, Gauthier L, Heflin JA, Fletcher ND, Matz J, Soroceanu A, El-Hawary R
Spine Deformity, 2(6): 448–453 Nov 01, 2014

 

Reliability of radiographic measures for infantile idiopathic scoliosis.

Corona J, Sanders JO, Luhmann SJ, Diab M, Vitale MG
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 94:e861-8 Jan 01, 2012

 

Rib-based Distraction Surgery Maintains Total Spine Growth

El-Hawary R, Samdani A, Wade J, Smith M, Heflin JA, Klatt JW, Vitale MG, Smith JT; Children's Spine Study Group.
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Jun 17, 2015

 

Sagittal Spine Length Measurement: A Novel Technique to Assess Growth of the Spine

Spurway AJ, Chukwunyerenwa CW, Kishta WE, Hurry JK, El-Hawary R
Spine Deformity, 4(5): 331-337 Sep 01, 2016

 

Sleep disordered breathing in children with TIS

Striegl A, Chen ML, Kifle Y, Song K, Redding G.
Pediatric Pulmonology, 45(5):469-74 May 01, 2010

 

Spine Deformities in Rare Congenital Syndromes: Clinical Issues

Campbell RM Jr
Spine, 34(17):1815-1827 Aug 01, 2009

 

Spine Deformity with Fused Ribs Treated with Proximal Rib- vs. Spine-Based Growing Constructs

Baky F, Larson AN, Skaggs D, St. Hilaire, Pawelek J, Emans J, Pahys J, Children's Spine Study Group, Growing Spine Study Group
Spine Deformity, 5(6): 454- 455 Nov 01, 2017

 

Steel Syndrome: Dislocated Hips, Radial Heads, Carpal Coalition, Scoliosis, Short Stature and Characteristic Facial Features

Flynn, JM, Carlo, Mulcahey MJ, Betz
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2009, Jan 01, 2009

 

Surgeon Practices Regarding Infection Prevention for Growth Friendly Spinal Procedures

Glotzbecker MP, Garg S, Akbarnia BA, Vitale MG, St Hillaire T, Joshi A
J Child Orthop, 8(3):245-50 May 01, 2014

 

Surgeon Survey Shows No Adverse Events with MRI in Patients with Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods (MCGR)

Woon RP, Andras LM, Noordeen H, Morris S, Hutchinson J, Shah S, Pawelek J, Johnston C, Skaggs DL, Children’s Spine Study Group, Growing Spine Study Group
Spine Deformity, 4(6): 446–447 Nov 01, 2016

 

Survey to Measure Variability in Early Onset Scoliosis Cast Practices

Grzywna A, McClung A, Sanders J, Sturm P, Karlin L, Glotzbecker M, Children's Spine Study Group, Growing Spine Study Group
JCO, 12(4): 406-412 Aug 01, 2018

 

The Characteristics of Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome Associated with Fused Ribs and Congenital Scoliosis

Campbell RM Jr, Smith MD, Mayes TC, Mangos JA, Willey-Courand DB, Kose N, Pinero RF, Alder ME, Duong HL, Surber JL
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery 2003 Mar, 85-A(3):399-408 Mar 01, 2003

 

The Classification for Early-onset Scoliosis (C-EOS) Correlates With the Speed of Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (VEPTR) Proximal Anchor Failure.

Park HY, Matsumoto H, Feinberg N, Roye DP, Kanj WW, Betz RR, Cahill PJ, Glotzbecker MP, Luhmann SJ, Garg S, Sawyer JR, Smith JT, Flynn JM, Vitale MG.
J Pediatr Orthop, 37(6):381-386 September 01, 2017 Sep 01, 2017

 

The Effect of Expansion Thoracoplasty on Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome: A pilot study using three-dimensional CT scan reconstructions to determine changes in lung volumes

Gollogly S, Smith JT, Campbell RM
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Volume 24, No. 3, pp. 323-328 Jan 01, 2004

 

The Effect of Mid-Thoracic VEPTR Opening Wedge Thoracostomy on Cervical Tilt associated with Congenital Thoracic Scoliosis in patients with Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome

Campbell RM Jr, Adcox BM, Smith MD, Simmons JW 3rd, Cofer BR, Inscore SC, Grohman C
Spine 2007 Sept, 15;32(20):2171-7 Sep 01, 2007

 

The Effect of Opening Wedge Thoracostomy on Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome Associated with Fused Ribs and Congenital Scoliosis

Campbell RM Jr, Smith MD, Mayes TC, Mangos JA, Willey-Courand DB, Kose N, Pinero RF, Alder ME, Duong HL, Surber JL
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 86-A(8):1659-74. Aug 01, 2004

 

The Efficacy of Rib-based Distraction With VEPTR in the Treatment of Early-Onset Scoliosis in Patients With Arthrogryposis

Astur N, Flynn JM, Flynn JM, Ramirez N, Glotzbecker M, van Bosse HJ, Hoashi JS, d'Amato CR, Kelly DM, Warner WC Jr, Sawyer JR
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Jan 01, 2014

 

The Final 24-Item Early Onset Scoliosis Questionnaires (EOSQ-24): Validity, Reliability and Responsiveness.

Matsumoto H, Williams B, Park HY, Yoshimachi JY, Roye BD, Roye DP Jr, Akbarnia BA, Emans J, Skaggs D, Smith JT, Vitale MG.
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, epub Mar 01, 2018

 

The Patient with Myelomeningocele: Is Untethering Necessary Prior to Deformity Correction?

Samdani AF, Fine AL, Sagoo SS, Shah SC, Cahill PJ, Clements DH, Betz RR
Neurosurg Focus, 29(10):E8 Jul 01, 2010

 

The reciprocal relationship between thoracic and spinal deformity and its effect on pulmonary function in a rabbit model: a pilot study.

Mehta HP, Snyder BD, Callender NN, Bellardine CL, Jackson AC
Spine, 31(23): 2654-64 Nov 01, 2006

 

The Rib Vertebra Angle Difference and its Measurement in 3D for the evaluation of early onset scoliosis.

Foley G, Aubin CE, Labelle H, Sanders J, d'Astous J, Johnston C, Parent S.
Stud Health Technol Inform, 176:238-41 Jan 01, 2012

 

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