Tag: Spinal Fusion

Spine and Scoliosis Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation

Posted on October 27, 2016

A spinal fusion and instrumentation is recommended in several situations. This includes adolescent scoliosis where the curve has progressed to greater than 50 degrees.  The underlying cause could be idiopathic, congenital or neuromuscular. A spinal fusion and instrumentation is also ... Read More

Dr. Vitale’s Bio

Posted on June 03, 2016

Dr. Vitale’s Profile Videoعن الدكتور فيتالي Dr. Vitale's Specialties, Academic Leadership and Recognition [caption id="attachment_486" align="alignright" width="200"] Dr. Michael G. Vitale specializes in the non-operative and operative treatment of complex pediatric scoliosis and other spinal disorders[/caption] Dr. Michael G. Vitale is a leader ... Read More

About Dr. Vitale

Posted on June 02, 2016

INTRODUCTIONعن الدكتور فيتالي [caption id="attachment_272" align="alignright" width="204"] Dr. Michael Vitale MD MPH, Ana Lucia Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center[/caption] Meet Michael Vitale MD MPH Michael Vitale MD MPH is the Ana Lucia Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at ... Read More

Spinal Fusion NOT Recommended Treatment for Early-Onset Scoliosis

Posted on September 29, 2007

While spinal fusion has been shown to improve quality of life and life expectancy in adolescents who have achieved normal pulmonary capacity before the onset of scoliosis, this treatment has quite a different result in skeletally immature children. In these ... Read More