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School screening for scoliosis

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Published in Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders

  1. Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis can progress and affect the health related quality of life of the patients. Research shows that screening is effective in early detection, which allows for bracing and reduced s...

    Authors: Raphael D Adobor, Paal Joranger, Harald Steen, Ståle Navrud and Jens Ivar Brox
    Citation: Scoliosis 2014 9:21
  2. Routine screening of scoliosis is a controversial subject and screening efforts vary greatly around the world.

    Authors: Hubert Labelle, Stephens B Richards, Marinus De Kleuver, Theodoros B Grivas, Keith D K Luk, Hee Kit Wong, John Thometz, Marie Beauséjour, Isabelle Turgeon and Daniel Y T Fong
    Citation: Scoliosis 2013 8:17
  3. This editorial article initiates the school scoliosis screening thematic series of the Scoliosis journal. The various issues on screening policies are discussed; clinical and practical recommendations of setti...

    Authors: Theodoros B Grivas, Michael Timothy Hresko, Hubert Labelle, Nigel Price, Tomasz Kotwicki and Toru Maruyama
    Citation: Scoliosis 2013 8:16
  4. Early diagnosis of idiopathic scoliosis allows for observation and timely initiation of brace treatment in order to halt progression. School scoliosis screening programs were abolished in Norway in 1994 for la...

    Authors: Raphael Dziwornu Adobor, Rolf Bjarne Riise, Roger Sørensen, Thomas Johan Kibsgård, Harald Steen and Jens Ivar Brox
    Citation: Scoliosis 2012 7:18
  5. School screening for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is discussed. The aim of the present study was to describe the point prevalence of AIS and to evaluate the effectiveness of school screening in 12-yea...

    Authors: Raphael D Adobor, Silje Rimeslatten, Harald Steen and Jens Ivar Brox
    Citation: Scoliosis 2011 6:23
  6. This report is the SOSORT Consensus Paper on School Screening for Scoliosis discussed at the 4th International Conference on Conservative Management of Spinal Deformities, presented by SOSORT, on May 2007. The ob...

    Authors: Theodoros B Grivas, Marian H Wade, Stefano Negrini, Joseph P O'Brien, Toru Maruyama, Martha C Hawes, Manuel Rigo, Hans Rudolf Weiss, Tomasz Kotwicki, Elias S Vasiliadis, Lior Neuhaus Sulam and Tamar Neuhous
    Citation: Scoliosis 2007 2:17
  7. There is great diversity in the policies for scoliosis screening worldwide. The initial enthusiasm was succeeded by skepticism and the worth of screening programs has been challenged. The criticisms of school ...

    Authors: Theodoros B Grivas, Elias S Vasiliadis, Christina Maziotou and Olga D Savvidou
    Citation: Scoliosis 2007 2:7
  8. Authors: Theodoros B Grivas, Elias Vasiliadis, Olga Savvidou, Spiros Dangas, Georgios Triantafyllopoulos and Marinos Malakasis
    Citation: Scoliosis 2007 2(Suppl 1):S30

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1