Anonymous 7 | Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis

Patient was a 9 year old when she presented to us but the pediatrician had noticed the scoliosis a few years prior. Her older sister was also a patient of ours who had spondylolisthesis that required surgery followed by a 2nd stage posterior spinal fusion for her scoliosis. Patient presented to us with a surgical curve but because of her ... MORE >

Anonymous 8 | Syndromic Scoliosis

11-year-old female diagnosed with Syndromic Scoliosis. Managed with conservative bracing until 2020, but didn’t tolerate very well due to breathing concerns while wearing it. Has seen multiple orthopaedic & neurosurgeons in the past and was recommended surgical intervention given curve magnitude (61° 5 months prior). She came to Dr. Vitale for another opinion. Instrumentation: MSD stainless steel growth guided system. Shilla ... MORE >