Tag: Spine

Dr. Michael Vitale speaks at the Global Spine Outreach Symposium

Posted on October 30, 2017

Dr. Michael Vitale spoke at the Global Spine Outreach Symposium in Mexico City.  He spoke on -          Surgical Strategies and Techniques for Treating Early Onset Scoliosis: An Update -          Landing Safely Every Time: Lessons Learned from Aviation -          Early Onset Techniques Please see attached agenda here for ... Read More

Dr. Vitale Hosts Current Techniques in Pediatric Spinal Deformity Surgery

Posted on April 25, 2017

This Friday Dr. Vitale hosts Current Techniques in Pediatric Spinal Deformity Surgery.  He along with esteemed faculty members reviewed Pediatric Deformity Decision Making; Pediatric Deformity Techniques, and Live Surgery Observation: Pediatric Deformity AIS Case.  There were 25 visiting spine surgeons ... Read More

Dr. Michael Vitale Led a CME on Innovations in Scoliosis

Posted on March 27, 2017

This month Dr. Michael Vitale led a CME on Innovations in Scoliosis.  He was a co chairmen with Dr. Clifford Tribus.  It was titled Spring Deformity Course that was sponsored by Stryker Spine.  It offered participants the opportunity to learn ... Read More

MAGEC

Posted on October 27, 2016

The spine center at the NewYork Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital is unique in New York in offering this new and exciting treatment for the young child with scoliosis.  "The MAGEC (MAGnetic Expansion Control) device, which uses external magnets to ... Read More

Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering (AVBT)

Posted on October 27, 2016

Vertebral Body Tethering is a growth modulation technique similar to vertebral stapling.  This technique is different in that it involves placing pedicle screws in the anterior vertebral bodies.  This is typically done thorascopically.  The screws are attached to each other ... Read More

Scoliosis Casting

Posted on October 27, 2016

The very young child with scoliosis is often not a candidate for surgery and in fact may not need surgery. The Early Onset Scoliosis (EOS) Center at Children’s Hospital has state of the art non-invasive treatment techniques available for these children. The ... Read More

Scoliosis

Posted on October 27, 2016

Introduction The Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at the Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian offers care for infants, children, adolescents and adults with scoliosis and spinal deformities. The Center provides the most advanced care for scoliosis. We provide a whole spectrum ... Read More

Neuromuscular Scoliosis

Posted on October 27, 2016

What is it? Neuromuscular scoliosis is a condition that affects children with neuromuscular disorders and is characterized by the presence of one or more abnormal curvatures of the spine. This curvature causes the spinal column to bend to the left or ... Read More

Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis

Posted on October 27, 2016

What is it? Juvenile idiopathic scoliosis is a condition that affects children between the ages of 3 and 9 and is characterized by the presence of an abnormal curvature of the spine. This curvature causes the spinal column to bend to ... Read More

Idiopathic Infantile Scoliosis

Posted on October 27, 2016

What is it? Infantile idiopathic scoliosis is a condition that affects children before the age of 3 and is characterized by the presence of an abnormal curve of the spine to the right or the left. This curvature causes the spinal ... Read More