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

Theodoros B. Grivas, Marian H. Wade, Stefano Negrini, Joseph P. O'Brien, Toru Maruyama, Martha C. Hawes, Manuel Rigo, Hans R. Weiss, Tomasz Kotwicki, Elias S. Vasiliadis, Lior Sulam, Tamar Neuhous

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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 objectives were numerous, 1) the inclusion of the existing information on the issue, 2) the analysis and discussion of the responses by the meeting attendees to the twenty six questions of the questionnaire, 3) the impact of screening on frequency of surgical treatment and of its discontinuation, 4) the reasons why these programs must be continued, 5) the evolving aim of School Screening for Scoliosis and 6) recommendations for improvement of the procedure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number17
Issue number1
StatePublished - Nov 26 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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