Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adults – Are There Specificities Between 20 and 50 Years?

This spine surgery lecture looks at the treatment of Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adults aged between 20 and 50 years.

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Lecturer: Pierre Roussouly, 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: 4_3_roussouly

DOI: 10.28962/01.3.063

What you will cover in this lecture

This lecture looks at the clinical treatment of idiopathic scoliosis, which presents in the 3rd, 4th and 5th decade of life, beginning with a discussion of the clinical picture presented in each decade. The goals of surgery in each group are clarified, and the special points when determining the extent of the fusion mass are described. Finally, the additional technical requirements which one has to address in each group are covered..

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the pathophysiology of idiopathic scoliosis in adult life
  2. Specific patterns seen in adult idiopathic scoliosis
  3. Distinguishing features from degenerative scoliosis
  4. Treatment strategies for adult onset idiopathic scoliosis

Target Groups

Practicing Spine Surgeons

in Orthopaedic or Neurosurgical services for Continuing Education or recertification

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Lecture Presentation

Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adults. Are There Specificities Between 20 and 50 Years?

Includes:

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

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