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School screening for scoliosis

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Published in Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders

  1. Editorial

    The pendulum swings back to scoliosis screening: screening policies for early detection and treatment of idiopathic scoliosis - current concepts and recommendations

    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...

    Theodoros B Grivas, Michael Timothy Hresko, Hubert Labelle, Nigel Price, Tomasz Kotwicki and Toru Maruyama

    Scoliosis 2013 8:16

    Published on: 29 October 2013

  2. Research

    Scoliosis detection, patient characteristics, referral patterns and treatment in the absence of a screening program in Norway

    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...

    Raphael Dziwornu Adobor, Rolf Bjarne Riise, Roger Sørensen, Thomas Johan Kibsgård, Harald Steen and Jens Ivar Brox

    Scoliosis 2012 7:18

    Published on: 25 October 2012

  3. Research

    SOSORT consensus paper: school screening for scoliosis. Where are we today?

    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...

    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

    Scoliosis 2007 2:17

    Published on: 26 November 2007

  4. Research

    The direct cost of "Thriasio" school screening program

    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 ...

    Theodoros B Grivas, Elias S Vasiliadis, Christina Maziotou and Olga D Savvidou

    Scoliosis 2007 2:7

    Published on: 14 May 2007