Last updated on January 2020

Hospital-Based Cluster Trial: Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods Using Distraction Intervals

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Early-Onset Scoliosis Deformity of Spine
  • Age: Between 5 - 9 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients with diagnosis of Early Onset Scoliosis (scoliosis before age 10)
  • Between 5 and 9 years of age (5.0 to 9.9 years)
  • Major curve greater than 50 degrees at time of index surgery
  • Dual-rod Magnetically Controlled Growing Rod implantation only
  • Spine or rib-based constructs
  • Pre-operative and intra-operative halo gravity traction is allowed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with previous spine surgery, including other growth friendly techniques and all previous neurosurgical procedures
  • Patients who cannot abide by the study requirements due to geographical or other similar constraints

Recruitment Status: Open

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