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Recent Advances in Scoliosis

This book contains information on recent advances in aetiology and pathogenesis of idiopathic scoliosis, for the assessment of this condition before treatment and during the follow-up, making a note of emerging technology and analytical techniques like virtual anatomy by 3-D MRI/CT, quantitative MRI and Moire Topography. Some new trends in conservative treatment and the long term outcome and complications of surgical treatment are described. Issues like health related quality of life, psychological aspects of scoliosis treatment and the very important "patient's perspective" are also discussed. Finally two chapters tapping the untreated early onset scoliosis and the congenital kyphoscoliosis due to hemivertebra are included. It must be emphasized that knowledgeable authors with their contributions share their experience and enthusiasm with peers interested in scoliosis.

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Recent Advances in ScoliosisEdited by Theodoros Grivas

Published: May 9th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2497

ISBN: 978-953-51-0595-4

Copyright year: 2012

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3 Crossref Citations

11 Web of Science Citations

18 Dimensions Citations

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1. Hypothesis on the Pathogenesis of Idiopathic Scoliosis

By F.H. Wapstra and A.G. Veldhuizen

1457

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2. How to Improve Progress in Scoliosis Research

By Keith M. Bagnall

1196

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3. Ritscher - Schinzel Syndrome - 3C (Cranio-Cerebello-Cardiac) Syndrome: Case Report

By Sibila Nankovic, Sanja Hajnsek, Zeljka Petelin, Andreja Bujan Kovac and Vlatko Sulentic

2718

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4. Sensorimotor Integration in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients

By Jean-Philippe Pialasse, Martin Descarreaux, Pierre Mercier, Jean Blouin and Martin Simoneau

1102

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5. Virtual Anatomy of Spinal Disorders by 3-D MRI/CT Fusion Imaging

By Junji Kamogawa and Osamu Kato

3418

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6. Quantitative MRI for Scoliosis Follow-Up

By Périé Delphine

1262

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7. Moiré Topography: From Takasaki Till Present Day

By Flávia Porto, Jonas L. Gurgel, Thaís Russomano and Paulo T.V. Farinatti

2190

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8. Three-Dimensional Assessment of the Scoliosis

By Jean Legaye

3126

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9. Emerging Technology and Analytical Techniques for the Clinical Assessment of Scoliosis

By Karl F. Zabjek and Reinhard Zeller

1174

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10. Predicting Curve Progression in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis - An Outline of Different Indicators of Growth

By Iris Busscher and Albert G. Veldhuizen

3439

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11. The Impact of Spinal Deformity on Gait in Subjects with Idiopathic Scoliosis

By Agnieszka Stępień

6521

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12. Characteristics of Body Posture in Children and Youth with Hearing Disorders

By Elżbieta Olszewska and Dorota Trzcińska

1854

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13. Scoliosis Idiopathic? The Etiologic Factors in Scoliosis Will Affect Preventive and Conservative Therapeutic Strategies

By Piet J.M. van Loon

1561

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14. Long-Term Outcome of Surgical Treatment in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

By Franz Josef Mueller, Herbert Gluch and Cornelius Wimmer

4802

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15. Complications in Scoliosis Surgery

By Femenias Rossello Juan Miguel and Llabres Comamala Marcelino

5730

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16. Health Related Quality of Life in Adolescents with Idiopathic Scoliosis

By Elisabetta D'Agata and Carles Pérez-Testor

3124

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17. Psychological Aspects of Scoliosis Treatment in Children

By Ryszard Tomaszewski and Magdalena Janowska

1884

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18. Untreated Early Onset Scoliosis - The Natural Progression of a Debilitating and Ultimately Deadly Disease

By Janez Mohar

2297

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19. Congenital Kyphoscoliosis Due to Hemivertebra Treatment Options and Results

By Andrés Chahin Ferreyra and Gonzalo Arriagada Ocampo

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