Pediatric Spine Foundation

Research Summaries

Use this resource to find and share all the latest research in early onset scoliosis performed by members of the Pediatric Spine Study Group. Our research is peer-reviewed, presented at worldwide conferences, and disseminated in scientific journals and is available for you in summary-form.

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Title: An initial effort to define an early onset scoliosis “graduate”—The Pediatric Spine Study Group experience

Authors: Christina K. Hardesty, Robert F. Murphy, Jef B. Pawelek, Michael P. Glotzbecker, Pooria Hosseini, Charles E. Johnston, John Means, Behrooz A. Akbarnia, The Pediatric Spine Study Group

Date: November 30, 2020

Title: A Retrospective Cohort Study of Pulmonary Function, Radiographic Measures And Quality of Life in Children with Congenital Scoliosis: An Evaluation of Patient Outcomes After Early Spinal Fusion

Authors: Vitale MG, Matsumoto H, Bye MR, Gomez JA, Booker WA, Hyman JE, Roye DP

Date: May 01, 2008

Title: A report of two conservative approaches to early onset scoliosis: serial casting and bracing

Authors: Ying Li, Jennylee Swallow, Joel Gagnier, George H. Thompson, Peter F. Sturm, John B. Means, Paul D. Sponseller, Michael P. Glotzbecker, Pediatric Spine Study Group

Date: September 28, 2022

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

Authors: Smith JT, Johnston C, Skaggs D, Flynn J, Vitale M.

Date: December 01, 2015

Title: A Multicenter Study of the Epidemiology of Deep Surgical Site Infections in Children With Nonidiopathic Early-Onset Scoliosis Including Associated Pathogens

Authors: Anas A. Minkara, BHS, Hiroko Matsumoto, MA, Michael Glotzbecker, MD,Amer Samdani, MD, John Flynn, MD, Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH,Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH, Childrens Spine Study Group

Date: July 01, 2019

Title: A Multicenter Study of Deep Surgical Site Infections in Nonidiopathic Scoliosis and Associated Pathogens

Authors: Mackenzie WG, Matsumoto H, Williams BA, Corona J, Lee C, Cody SR, Covington L, Saiman L, Flynn JM, Skaggs DL, Roye DP Jr, Vitale MG

Date: May 01, 2013

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

Authors: 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

Date: November 01, 2014

Title: A classification of growth friendly spine implants.

Authors: Skaggs DL, Akbarnia BA, Flynn JM, Myung KS, Sponseller PD, Vitale MG; Chest Wall and Spine Deformity Study Group; Growing Spine Study Group; Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America; Scoliosis Research Society Growing Spine Study Committee

Date: May 01, 2014

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

Authors: Gomez JA, Lee JK, Kim PD, Roye DP, Vitale MG

Date: December 01, 2011

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

Authors: Ranade AS, Ahmed I, Williams RA, Samdani AF

Date: November 01, 2009