Tag: MAGEC

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 Videoعن الدكتور فيتالي Dr. Vitale's Specialties, Academic Leadership and Recognition [caption id="attachment_486" align="alignright" width="200"] Dr. Michael G. Vitale specializes in the non-operative and operative treatment of complex pediatric scoliosis and other spinal disorders[/caption] Dr. Michael G. Vitale is a leader ... Read More

About Dr. Vitale

Posted on June 02, 2016

INTRODUCTIONعن الدكتور فيتالي [caption id="attachment_272" align="alignright" width="204"] Dr. Michael Vitale MD MPH, Ana Lucia Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center[/caption] Meet Michael Vitale MD MPH Michael Vitale MD MPH is the Ana Lucia Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at ... 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