Early Onset Scoliosis Specificity of Treatment

This spine surgery lecture looks at the effectiveness of various treatment modalities for early onset scoliosis.

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Lecturer: Alessio Lovi, MD

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  • Online Lecture Presentation
  • Pre- and Post- Learning Assessments
  • Additional Learning Materials (Standard Package only)
  • Up to 3 CME Credits

Ref.ID: 5_5_lovi

DOI: 10.28962/01.3.087

What you will cover in this lecture

This spine surgery lecture looks at Early Onset Scoliosis, beginning with a discussion of the natural outcome of disease, and how various medical conditions develop due to negligence of these cases such as cardiac and pulmonary issues. This is followed by an overview of the conservative treatment options, including casts, bracing and traction, with an explanation of the role of each modality in successful management. The lecture then moves on to look at operative modalities, including growing rod constructs and rib distractor devices, and their use in preservation of growth potential and how to minimise their impact in growth retardation. Finally, situations are presented in which the operative treatments can be more detrimental than the disease itself.

Learning Objectives

  1. Peculiarity of early onset scoliosis.
  2. Understanding goals of treatment.
  3. Understanding various treatment options, their indications and complications.

Target Groups

Practicing Spine Surgeons

in Orthopaedic or Neurosurgical services for Continuing Education or recertification

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Dr Alessio Lovi - Spine Surgery Faculty - eccElearning

Alessio Lovi, MD

  • Spine Surgery III Department IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute - Milan

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Early Onset Scoliosis Specificity of Treatment

Includes:

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  • Pre- and Post- Learning Assessments
  • Additional Learning Materials (Standard Package only)
  • Up to 3 CME Credits

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