Pain and disability determine treatment modality for older patients with adult scoliosis, while deformity guides treatment for younger patients.

By London Spine

Pain and disability determine treatment modality for older patients with adult scoliosis, while deformity guides treatment for younger patients.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Sep 15;34(20):2186-90

Authors: Bess S, Boachie-Adjei O, Burton D, Cunningham M, Shaffrey C, Shelokov A, Hostin R, Schwab F, Wood K, Akbarnia B,

Multi-center, retrospective review.

PMID: 19752704 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]