June 11, 2024

Dr. Vitale’s Recent Scoliosis Research Publications

Scoliosis Awareness Month is the perfect time to put a spotlight on scoliosis research. Dr. Vitale, and fellow colleagues, continue to research solutions in the realm of scoliosis diagnosis and treatment. The focus is on making the lives of patients better and the journey easier. See Dr. Vitale’s publications page for recent progress being made toward these goals.

Improving Patients' Lives

Michael G. Vitale, MD, MPH, Was Recently Involved in the Following Research Projects:

  • 2024
    • Bonsignore-Opp L, Malka MS, Ball J, Simhon ME, Matsumoto H, Sturm P, Pahys JM, Vitale MG, Larson AN, Roye BD; Pediatric Spine Study Group. Institutional Variability in Anesthesia Time for Mehta Casting in Early-Onset Scoliosis (EOS). J Pediatr Orthop. 2024 Feb 14. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000002644. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38353100.
  • 2023
    • Zapata KA, Dieckmann RJ, Hresko MT, Sponseller PD, Vitale MG, Glassman SD, Smith BG, Jo CH, Sucato DJ. Publisher Correction: A United States multi-site randomized control trial of Schroth-based therapy in adolescents with mild idiopathic scoliosis. Spine Deform. 2024 Mar;12(2):519-520. doi: 10.1007/s43390-023-00817-4. Erratum for: Spine Deform. 2023 Jul;11(4):861-869. PMID: 38216827.
    • De Mendonça RGM, Costa Martins WW, Moraes Barros Fucs PM, Gotfryd AO, Silber Caffaro MF, Letaif OB, Marcon R, Cristante AF, Kiyomoto HD, Cardoso da Silva TF, Matsumoto H, Vitale MG, Meves R. Health-Related Predictive Factors of Brazilian Children With Early Onset Scoliosis Using the EOSQ-24 and CHQ-PF50 Questionnaires. Int J Spine Surg. 2023 Oct;17(5):638-644. doi: 10.14444/8529. Epub 2023 Sep 8. PMID: 37684053; PMCID: PMC10623678.
    • Concepcion A, Sarmiento M, Roye BD, Raymond C, Ezeh C, Lin H, Boby A, Gorroochurn P, Lu K, Ilharreborde B, Vitale MG. Compliance with the Best Practice Guidelines for Preventing Surgical Site Infections (SSI) in High-Risk Pediatric Spine Surgery. Spine Deformity