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Clinical Research Unit in Orthopedics (URCO)

Identification of Progression Factors in Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis

The main objective of this study is to characterize the global risk of progression based on local three-dimensional spinal and pelvic measurements present early in the course of the disease. This prospective study evaluates local 3D measurements of the scoliotic deformity using 3D reconstructions of the spine from 225 patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and correlates this information with the regional parameters (Cobb angle, maximal Cobb angle) of their scoliotic curves.

Principal Investigator at the CHU Sainte-Justine:
Stefan Parent

Co-investigators:
Hubert Labelle
Jacques A. de Guise
Michelle Rivard

Collaborators:
Marjolaine Roy-Beaudry
Marie-Lyne Nault
Benoit Poitras

Granting Agency:
Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada (IRSC)

Amount Funded:
180 000 $

Project Period:
2007-2010

Project Team:
Associée de recherche – Marjolaine Roy-Beaudry

 

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