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  1. The objective of this study was to evaluate shoulder balance following posterior spinal fusion for thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS).

    Authors: Takashi Namikawa, Akira Matsumura, Minori Kato, Kazunori Hayashi and Hiroaki Nakamura

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10(Suppl 2):S18

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 2

  2. Surgical treatments for early onset scoliosis (EOS), including growing rod constructs, involve many complications. Some are due to biomechanical factors. A construct that is more flexible than current instrume...

    Authors: Donita I Bylski-Austrow, David L Glos, Anne C Bonifas, Max F Carvalho, Matthew T Coombs and Peter F Sturm

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10(Suppl 2):S16

    Content type: Research

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  3. It has been thought that corrective posterior surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) should be started on the concave side because initial convex manipulation would increase the risk of vertebral ma...

    Authors: Hidetomi Terai, Hiromitsu Toyoda, Akinobu Suzuki, Sho Dozono, Hiroyuki Yasuda, Koji Tamai and Hiroaki Nakamura

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10(Suppl 2):S14

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 2

  4. Prescriptive analytics is a concept combining statistical and computer sciences to prescribe an optimal course of action, based on predictions of possible future events. In this simulation study we investigate...

    Authors: Eric Chalmers, Doug Hill, Vicky Zhao and Edmond Lou

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10(Suppl 2):S13

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 2

  5. Effectiveness of brace treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) was demonstrated by the BrAIST study in 2013. Objectives of this study were to confirm its effectiveness by analyzing our results and ...

    Authors: Toru Maruyama, Yosuke Kobayashi, Makoto Miura and Yusuke Nakao

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10(Suppl 2):S12

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 2

  6. It is critically important for AIS patients to avoid perioperative allogeneic blood transfusions. Toward this aim, many institutes use autologous blood storage to perform perioperative transfusions. However, t...

    Authors: Koji Tamai, Hidetomi Terai, Hiromitsu Toyoda, Akinobu Suzuki, Hiroyuki Yasuda, Shou Dozono and Hiroaki Nakamura

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10(Suppl 2):S11

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 2

  7. Review of literature reveals that in Idiopathic Scoliosis (IS) children, the post-operative rib hump (RH) correction using full transpedicular screw construct has never been compared to hybrid constructs, appl...

    Authors: Konstantinos C Soultanis, Nikolaos A Stavropoulos, Theodoros B Grivas, Konstantinos Tsiavos, Konstantinos Starantzis and Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10(Suppl 2):S10

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 2

  8. The Rib Index, (RI), extracted from the double rib contour sign (DRCS) on lateral spinal radiographs to evaluate rib hump deformity, (RHD), in idiopathic scoliosis, (IS), patients, has been previously introduc...

    Authors: Konstantinos C Soultanis, Konstantinos Tsiavos, Theodoros B Grivas, Nikolaos A Stavropoulos, Vasileios I Sakellariou, Andreas F Mavrogenis and Panayiotis J Papagelopoulos

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10(Suppl 2):S9

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 2

  9. All lateral spinal radiographs in idiopathic scoliosis (IS) show a Double Rib Contour Sign (DRCS) of the thoracic cage, a radiographic expression of the rib hump. The outline of the convex overlies the contour...

    Authors: Theodoros B Grivas, Konstantinos C Soultanis, Christina Mazioti, Vasileios Kechagias, Antonios Akriotis, Konstantinos Athanasopoulos and Christos Naskas

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10(Suppl 2):S8

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 2

  10. Axial vertebral rotation (AVR) is one of the important parameters to evaluate the severity and predict the progression of scoliosis. However, the AVR measurements on radiographs may underestimate its actual va...

    Authors: Quang N Vo, Edmond HM Lou and Lawrence H Le

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10(Suppl 2):S7

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 2

  11. Lenke 5C type adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) with a Cobb angle of over 30 degrees has high risk of progression. The need for corrective surgeries for degenerative lumbar scoliosis has been increasing th...

    Authors: Takahiro Iida, Yasumasa Ohyama, Jyunya Katayanagi, Akihisa Ato, Ken Mine, Kazuyuki Matsumoto, Hirokazu Furukawa, Takashi Tomura and Satoru Ozeki

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10(Suppl 2):S6

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 2

  12. Much attention has been paid to peak height velocity (PHV) as a possible predictor of curve progression in patients with idiopathic scoliosis (IS). The aim of this study was to analyze the relationship between...

    Authors: Masaaki Chazono, Takaaki Tanaka, Keishi Marumo, Katsuki Kono and Nobumasa Suzuki

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10(Suppl 2):S5

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 2

  13. Coronal imbalance of the pelvis is recognized to lead to the development of degenerative lumbar scoliosis. We hypothesized that an abrupt change of pelvic obliquity may show a reproducible trend of coronal com...

    Authors: Yuichiro Abe, Shigenobu Sato, Satomi Abe, Takeshi Masuda and Kentaro Yamada

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10(Suppl 2):S4

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 2

  14. The quantification of internal joint efforts could be essential in the development of rehabilitation tools for patients with musculo-skeletal pathologies, such as scoliosis. In this context, the aim of this st...

    Authors: Mouna Yazji, Maxime Raison, Carl-Éric Aubin, Hubert Labelle, Christine Detrembleur, Philippe Mahaudens and Marilyne Mousny

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10(Suppl 2):S3

    Content type: Research

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  15. Improvement of material property in spinal instrumentation has brought better deformity correction in scoliosis surgery in recent years. The increase of mechanical strength in instruments directly means the in...

    Authors: Yuichiro Abe, Manabu Ito, Kuniyoshi Abumi, Hideki Sudo, Remel Salmingo and Shigeru Tadano

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10(Suppl 2):S2

    Content type: Research

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  16. To assess the reliability of intradiscal pressure measurement during in vitro biomechanical testing. In particular, the variability of measurements will be assessed for repeated measures by considering the effect...

    Authors: Jaëlle Tremblay, Vladimir Brailovski, Jean-Marc Mac-Thiong and Yvan Petit

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10(Suppl 2):S1

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 2

  17. Surgery in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is a major operative intervention where 10–12 vertebrae are instrumented and fused. A smaller motion preserving surgery would be more desirable for these otherw...

    Authors: Yizhar Floman, Gheorghe Burnei, Stefan Gavriliu, Yoram Anekstein, Sergiu Straticiuc, Miklos Tunyogi-Csapo, Yigal Mirovsky, Daniel Zarzycki, Tomasz Potaczek and Uri Arnin

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10:4

    Content type: Methodology

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  18. SEAS is the acronym for “Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis”, a name related to the continuous changes of the approach based on results published in the literature.

    Authors: Michele Romano, Alessandra Negrini, Silvana Parzini, Marta Tavernaro, Fabio Zaina, Sabrina Donzelli and Stefano Negrini

    Citation: Scoliosis 2015 10:3

    Content type: Review

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