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Effects of bracing in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis

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BACKGROUND: The role of bracing in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis who are at risk for curve progression and eventual surgery is controversial.
METHODS: We conducted a multicenter study that included patients with typical indications for bracing due to their age, skeletal immaturity, and degree of scoliosis. Both a randomized cohort and a preference cohort were enrolled. Of 242 patients included in the analysis, 116 were randoml...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1056/NEJMoa1307337

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
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Publisher:
Massachusetts Medical Society Publisher's website
Journal:
New England Journal of Medicine Journal website
Volume:
369
Issue:
16
Pages:
1512-1521
Publication date:
2013-10-17
DOI:
EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
Pmid:
24047455
Source identifiers:
570819
Language:
English
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pubs:570819
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uuid:3e8db485-d56b-4ee8-a8be-da33d76ed183
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pubs:570819
Deposit date:
2017-03-13

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