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Scoliosis

Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine. It is most common in young adolescent females though it also occurs in boys. Sometimes scoliosis progresses slowly and may not be detected until a person is an adult. ...

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Understand Scoliosis

Written by Elliot Carlisle, MD

This article discusses a disease that often occurs in childhood and adolescence. Dr. Carlisle describes the different types of scoliosis as well as the treatment options.

Lumbar Scheuermann's Disease

Written by Joshua S Rovner, MD

This article by Joshua Rovner, MD, discusses the symptoms, causes, and treatments associated with Lumbar Schueurmann's Disease.

Understanding Lumbar Artificial Disc Technology

Written by Nilesh M Patel, MD, Yaw Boachie-Adjei, BS, Louis G Jenis, MD

This article discusses a recent advancement in the treatment of degenerative disc disease (DDD) with artificial discs. When artificial discs are used to treat patients suffering from DDD, earlier motion may be possible, ...

Video – Assisted Thoracoscopic Spine Surgery (VATS) for Scoliosis

Written by John Czerwein MD, Alok Sharan MD, Terry Amaral MD, Vishal Sarwahi MD

This article discusses Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Spine Surgery (VATS) for Scoliosis. It describes the approach, indications, advantages and disadvantages, and conclusions.