Tag: MAGEC

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

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

Growing Rods

Posted on October 27, 2016

For some children in the 2-10 year-old age range, a device known as a "growing rod" may be utilized. There are several types of growing rods including a traditional growing rod, a Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (VEPTR), or a ... Read More

Dr. Vitale’s Bio

Posted on June 03, 2016

Dr. Vitale’s Profile Video عن الدكتور فيتالي Michael Vitale MD MPH—Operative and Non Operative Scoliosis Treatment Pioneer [caption id="attachment_3238" align="alignright" width="200"] Dr. Michael Vitale MD MPH, Ana Lucia Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery at Columbia University Medical Center[/caption] Dr. Michael G. Vitale ... Read More

About Dr. Vitale

Posted on June 02, 2016

عن الدكتور فيتالي Meet Michael Vitale MD MPH [caption id="attachment_3238" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr. Michael Vitale MD MPH, Ana Lucia Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery at Columbia University Medical Center[/caption] Dr. Michael G. Vitale is a New York Pediatric Spine Surgeon specializing ... Read More

Boy, 6, with Scoliosis is First in New York Area to Get Magnetic Spine Lengthening Treatment

Posted on August 14, 2014

Courtesy NY Daily News Call it medical magic — make that MAGEC (Magnetic Spine Lengthening Treatment). Doctors at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital are now reaching for the handheld MAGEC device instead of their scalpel when they treat patients with early-onset scoliosis, characterized by a spinal ... Read More