Tag: Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering

Advances in Pediatric Orthopedics: Thoracic Tether vs. Fusion: Criteria and Outcomes

Posted on October 13, 2022

Advances in Pediatric Orthopedics Thoracic Tether vs Fusion: Indications for Scoliosis Surgery In 2019, the Food and Drug Administration approved anterior vertebral body tethering for patients with adolescent and idiopathic scoliosis who have growth remaining as an alternative to the standard treatment ... Read More

Surgical Treatments for Scoliosis

Posted on August 11, 2020

Please click below for information about surgical treatments that Dr. Vitale employs: Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering (AVBT) Before & After Examples Of Commonly Performed Scoliosis Surgeries Growing Rods MAGEC (MAGnetic Expansion Control) Spine and Scoliosis Spinal Fusion and Instrumentation VEPTR ... Read More

Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering (AVBT): Technique for Idiopathic Scoliosis without fusion

Posted on October 27, 2016

Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering is a way of using growth to control the curvature. We do this in children with angulation of the legs very successfully and lots of work is underway to develop effective, predictable ways of doing this ... Read More