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Patient Cases

Rachel M.

Congenital Scoliosis, Klippel Feil, VEPTR + Halo Traction + Posterior Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation. This is a now 17 year old who had her last surgery 7 years ago at 10 years of age. We first met her when she was 3 years old. She was originally treated with a VEPTR growing rod which did require a few revisions throughout the ... MORE >

Hamzy A.

Type of Scoli; Halo + Posterior Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation. This is a 13 year old with a complicated medical history including TAPVR—Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return—ASD, and PDA (all cardiac) that was repaired on day 9 of life. He also had a fungal meningitis at age 1 that left him with subsequent complications. In addition, he has a single functional ... MORE >

Faith W.

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Posterior Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation. This is an 18 year old whose curve progressed after skeletal maturity. It went from 28 to 38 and then 45 degrees. They decided to proceed forward with surgery. Her curves prior to surgery were 33, 45 and 18. She had a fusion from T3-L3. She participates in crew and is back to ... MORE >

Janelle M.

Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis, NYRC bracing This is a 9 year old who came to our office for the first time with a 50 degree curve. We spoke about options which included bracing and surgery. We spoke about the fact that since she was so young we would recommend a MAGEC insertion. After considering the options, Janelle and her family decided on ... MORE >

Jake T.

Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis, MAGEC + Posterior Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation. This is a now 13 year old who we have followed since he was 5 years old. He started with a 33 degree curve and initially tried a brace. The curve continued to progress over the years. At the age of 9, his curve had progressed to 64 degrees. At that ... MORE >

Ava G.

Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis, Selective Thoracic Posterior Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation. This is a 12 year old who was diagnosed at the age of 6 with juvenile idiopathic scoliosis. She tried nighttime bracing at an outside practice but had a hard time with it. She came to us with a surgical curve of 50 degrees and a lumbar curve of 35 degrees. ... MORE >

Reagan W.

Syndromic Scoliosis in the setting of Charcot Marie Tooth, Posterior Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation. This is a 12 year old with Syndromic scoliosis in the setting of Charcot Marie Tooth. She had a 50 degree thoracic curve and a 50 degree lumbar curve. The scoliosis was discovered after some other surgeries that she had done recently. She had a fusion from ... MORE >

Mathew M.

Neuromuscular Scoliosis with underlying diagnosis of SMA, MAGEC insertion followed by a Posterior Spinal Fusion 5 years later. This is an 11 year old who had a MAGEC insertion at 6 years of age in the setting of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) type 2. He had MAGEC lengthenings about every 4 months until it ran out of length at which time ... MORE >

Elisha J.

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Selective Thoracic Posterior Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation. This is a 12 year old with Idiopathic Scoliosis. She did Schroth and Rigo Cheneau bracing that she wore about 8 hours a day. Her curve continued to progress into a surgical range. She had no complaints of pain. Preoperatively, she had a main right thoracic curve of 62 degrees with ... MORE >

Kayla C.

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Posterior Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation. This is a 12 year old with Idiopathic Scoliosis that was recently diagnosed. She had no complaints of pain. Preoperatively, she had a main right thoracic curve of 64 degrees with an upper thoracic curve of 28 degrees and a lumbar curve of 56 degrees. She had a kyphosis of 47 degrees. She ... MORE >